Numismatic stories and slide presentations

“ASHER B. DURAND’S HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL PAINTINGS.”  (10 minutes) This presentation has nothing to do with numismatics, but everything to do with a full artistic appreciations of one of the most important banknote engravers in American History. Durand mastered three very different artistic fields, and after all, he is better known to the art world as the founder/father of the Hudson River School of oils. But it is important to consider his prolific output of oil paintings to put his championing of classicism through his vignettes into perspective. 

You have multiple options for viewing:

1) View the .PDFs for Parts 1-X by clicking on the blue buttons to the left.

2) If you have Apple Keynote, send me an email, and I'll send you a link to my cloud to view it -- with any music and transitional effects.

3) If you are a coin club and want to use this as your presentation, email me at I'll send you a disk with .pdf, Keynote, and FOUR other version; in most cases, I can telephone into your meeting if you wish. Or travel for local shows.