Events, Trains — January 1, 2013 at 8:00 am

Jerni Collecton on Display Through Jan. 6

Jerni Collecton on Display Through Jan. 6
Jerni Collecton on Display Through Jan. 6
NEW YORK, NY — Magnificent model trains, train stations and sheds, bridges and tunnels, carousels and Ferris wheels—all populated with toy figurines in colorful nineteenth century dress, will be on view this holiday season at the New-York Historical Society, in the first museum exhibition of selections from the renowned Jerni Collection.

The vintage European and American toys, chosen from a collection that is widely acknowledged as the world’s best, will be installed from November 23, 2012 through January 6, 2013, welcoming holiday visitors to the 77th Street entrance of New-York Historical and the institution’s DiMenna Children’s History Museum (http://www.nyhistory.org/childrens-museum).

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