The Culture Trip: The Metropolitan Museum of Art – World History Magnified

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The American Wing of the Met. (C) Harrison Blackman

Ever wondered about the history of one of America’s greatest museums? In my article for The Culture Trip, I give a broad overview of the museum’s historical context, featuring esoteric correspondence between James Fenimore Cooper and Morse-code inventor Samuel Morse. Check it out at the link below:

http://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/new-york/articles/the-metropolitan-museum-of-art-world-history-magnified/

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