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“Fashion is unfolding, just like nature,” reads the caption for a recent On the Street column by famed New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham (whose work is currently on exhibit at N-YHS). Now that spring has finally arrived, we decided to take a look at seasonal fashion in New York over a hundred years ago. [...]
With the centennial of its sinking having arrived, the Titanic is a big ticket these days. Fittingly, most commemorations recognize the terrible loss of life associated with its sinking but there are certainly less somber aspects of this catastrophe too. Aside from its great quantity of passengers, the Titanic also sailed with a modest cargo, [...]