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|ISBN:||9780934552820 0934552827 0934552835 9780934552837|
|Description:||235 pages ; 27 cm|
|Contents:||The fine arts at the Boston Athenaeum, 1807-1870 --
Toward 1870: the Perkins brothers, the Athenaeum Gallery, and changing taste in Boston --
The founding vision for the Museum, 1870 --
The Athenaeum and the Museum, 1870-1876 --
After 1876: changing directions --
Appendix: the incorporators of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1870.
"Hina Hirayama offers an engrossing history of one of the city's most revered cultural institutions and an account of the all-but-forgotten support it received from a sister organization during its