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Posted on Jul. 8, 2020 by Lisa Blackburn
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With the reopening of the Botanical Gardens following a three-month COVID-19 closure, visitors have been eagerly returning to The Huntington ...

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Apr. 2, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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When Joyce Chaplin attended a conference at The Huntington in January, she completed a rather remarkable journey...
Mar. 27, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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On Monday night, April 1, The Huntington will host a panel discussion devoted to the web-based digital exhibition
Mar. 22, 2013 by Thea Page
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A special treat for art aficionados is now on view in the Huntington Art Gallery. Just outside the Thornton Portrait Gallery (where hangs the famous Blue Boy) is a rare double portrait of The Cheeke Sisters:...
Mar. 20, 2013 by Kate Lain
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Mar. 16, 2013 by Shelley Kresan
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Another post in a series from the cataloger of the Anne M. Cranston cookbook collection which consists of approximately 4400 British and American cookbooks from the 19th and 20th centuries. In this series...
Mar. 15, 2013 by Lisa Blackburn
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Will you be wearing green this weekend for Saint Patrick’s Day? If so, you’ll have plenty of good company. But there will be one notable holdout: Saint Patrick himself. In the earliest known likeness...
Mar. 12, 2013 by Sue Hodson
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“His finest-tuned tale yet.” The tale in question is Kent Haruf’s Benediction just published by Knopf...
Mar. 7, 2013 by Shelley Kresan
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Another post in a series from the cataloger of the Anne M. Cranston cookbook collection which consists of approximately 4400 British and American cookbooks from the 19th and 20th centuries. In this series...
Mar. 5, 2013 by Steve Hindle
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Steve Hindle, the W. M. Keck Foundation Director of Research at The Huntington, will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening, March 6, in Friends’ Hall. His subject: The economic history...
Mar. 1, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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When the conclave of cardinals assembles to replace Pope Benedict XVI, it might look past the example of Pope Gregory XII—the last pope to resign, in 1415—to Gregory I (ca. 540–604), known to history...
Feb. 27, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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Henry Edwards Huntington was born on this day in 1850, which makes today Founder’s Day at The Huntington. You can mark the occasion by
Feb. 21, 2013 by Catherine Wehrey
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Winners of the Pulitzer Prize might walk the halls of the Huntington Library but come February the only awards that matter are the Oscars. Luckily The Huntington has one in its collections In 1956...
Feb. 15, 2013 by Brandon Tam
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Aung San Suu Kyi, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Abraham Lincoln, and Nelson Mandela have all changed the world in one way or another. And from Cymbidium Margaret Thatcher to Phalaenopsis Aung San...
Feb. 14, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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Bates and Anna Matthew and Lady Mary Lady Edith and Sir Anthony Lord and Lady Grantham If you are a fan of the British television series “Downton Abbey” you know that all is not fair in love...
Feb. 13, 2013 by Shelley Kresan
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Another post—in two parts this time—in a series from the cataloger of the Anne M. Cranston cookbook collection, which consists of approximately 4,400 British and American cookbooks from the 19th and...
Feb. 12, 2013 by Shelley Kresan
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Another post—in two parts this time—in a series from the cataloger of the Anne M. Cranston cookbook collection, which consists of approximately 4,400 British and American cookbooks from the 19th and...