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Date(s) - 01/12/2019 - 04/14/2019
All Day

The Hyde Museum 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY, USA


On view at The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls from January 12 – April 14, 2019.

For more than four decades, enormous advertisements displayed in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal affirmed a picturesque notion of everyday American life. The 18-foot-by-60-foot images depicted an idyllic nation: beautiful landscapes, holiday celebrations, world-changing historical events, family road trips, and patriotism.

This exhibition examines the captivating advertisements, offering insight into America, and the histories of advertising, photography, and technology. Thirty-six reproduced images from the George Eastman Museum depict an idealized past for a new generation, and a welcome reintroduction for those who lived through the decades that helped shape photography.

Organized by the George Eastman Museum.

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