Explore over 100 artworks by German immigrant artist Edward Lange who depicted Long Island communities with precise detail during the 1870s and 80s. Featuring high-resolution photography, an interactive map, and new research, the website is a valuable resource for understanding Long Island’s history and its ever-evolving landscapes.
Tag: American art
An in-depth exploration of the larger African American and Indigenous history behind a watercolor view of a home that once stood in the Valley Road Community in present-day Manhasset.
Sunday, June 26, 2022
12 PM to 1 PM
Join Curatorial Fellow, Peter Fedoryk, for a guided tour of Looking for Lange, a pop-up exhibition featuring original artworks by Edward Lange (1846–1912). Learn about Lange’s background and evolution as a commercial artist on Long Island during a time of rapid societal transformation. Space is limited. Register today!
Now through May 31st, participate in the community-wide Looking for Lange scavenger hunt sponsored by the Town of Huntington Historic Partnership! Visit our Exhibition Gallery, Friday–Sunday 11 AM to 4 PM, to view original paintings by Edward Lange (1846–1912).
The Art of Edward Lange Project is now underway at Preservation Long Island and aims to enrich our understanding of late nineteenth-century Long Island using a collection of historic paintings and drawings.
In celebration of the launch of The Art of Edward Lange interactive website, view a select number of original artworks in Preservation Long Island’s collection by Edward Lange (1846–1912), who painted homesteads, local businesses, railroad depots, and harbor front in precise detail during the 1870s and 80s.