Author Archives: Meredith Duncan

BHS DUMBO: Photographer Robin Michals reflects on the Brooklyn waterfront

Robin Michals is one of over two dozen photographers featured in the Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO exhibition “Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront,” on view through September 10, 2017. In this post, she reflects on what attracted her to the … Continue reading

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BHS December Staff Pick: Left Field Cards

Name: Lindsay Palmer Vint Role at BHS: Retail Coordinator Pick of the month: ANYTHING by Left Field Cards! This week we started carrying a line of hip, playful baseball inspired cards and gifts by Greenpoint, BK designer Amelie Mancini. Each card … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffers from the BHS Museum Store!

We’ve got your stocking stuffers: whimsical products from Brooklyn artist and illustrator, Claudia Pearson!  Celebrate Brooklyn culture with this unique line of tea towels, calendars, aprons and notecards that feature iconic images, locations, people and foods of Brooklyn.  The 2014 … Continue reading

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Great Gift Ideas from the BHS Museum Store!

Still looking for a unique holiday gift for HIM? We have the perfect gift.  Come by and shop our unique selection of products made by the Brooklyn Brewery! We carry The Beer Soap Shaving Kit, made with Chocolate Stout ($18), … Continue reading

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The Emancipation Proclamation: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle responds

In conjunction with a current exhibition, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. Two days after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle took … Continue reading

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