Special Viewing of Rare Political Broadsides

Museum staff will be at the Monroe D. Ray Political Memorabilia Show & Sale on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 6-8PM for this special viewing.

The Albany Institute of History & Art has an extensive library collection that includes historic books, ledgers, maps, photographs, deeds, and more. On Friday, October 12, museum staff will bring a selection of original political broadsides to the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Albany for a free public viewing from 6-8PM during the Annual Monroe D. Ray Albany Fall Foliage Political Memorabilia Show & Sale.

This special viewing will include original political broadsides from the DeWitt Clinton Political Broadside Collection of the Albany Institute of History & Art 1777 to 1813. Subjects include anti-John Adams broadside from 1800, DeWitt Clinton Presidential broadsides from 1812, New York Governor campaign broadsides for Vice President George Clinton, Chief Justice John Jay, Vice Presidents Aaron Burr and Daniel Tompkins, among others.

Free and open to the public

The Ramada Plaza Hotel is located at 3 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, NY 12206. For more information about the political memorabilia show, please contact Tom Keefe (518) 438-8431 or Ray Farina (518) 275-1279.

IMAGE: Aaron Burr! 1801, Albany Institute of History & Art, DeWitt Clinton Broadside Collection, GR78-10.37

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