A History of New York in 50 Objects

Inspired by the British Museum’s BBC radio series “A History of the World in 100 Objects,” The New York Times invited historians and museum curators to identify 50 objects that could embody the narrative of New York. They compiled a great selection which features everything from a checker taxicab, a conductor’s baton, a MetroCard and the iconic blue-and-white coffee cup.

Find out more about the article here.

via [swissmiss]