Learn about the visual history and the commercial wonders of Broadway in New York City in the 19th century in this Gallery Talk led by David Jaffee, curator of the Visualizing 19th-Century New York exhibition at the BGC. Jaffee will offer his perspectives and trace the rich social, political and cultural complexities of nineteenth-century New York where a host of well-known (as well as less-known) entrepreneurs promoted an image of New York as the modern city.

David Jaffee is Professor and Head of New Media Research, BGC and Curator of Visualizing 19th-Century New York.