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Christa Sterling

May 6th, 2024

What did the Vanderbilts, Astors, and other railroad and industrial titans do with their fortunes? They bought art! And lots of it! Some of it seeded the Metropolitan Museum of Art and other museums back in the nineteenth century. Join me for a tour of private collections of the Gilded Age.

Dr. Leanne Zalewski is an associate professor of art history at Central Connecticut State University.