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The following are some of the highlights of the collection at MCNY. The Print and Photograph Collection features the work of artists like Jacob Riis and the Wurts Brothers, the photo archives of LOOK magazine, and numerous specialized archives like "New York Before the War". The Toy Collection includes toys made and played with in New York from colonial times to the present. The Theatre Collection features information and material from the late 18th century to the 20th century and includes sets, costumes, photos, posters, and more on the NYC stage. The Painting and Sculpture Collection has works dating from 1630 including pictures by Mierevelt, Wallaston, Copely and Trumbull, and portraits of New York notables like Laguardia, Al Lewis, Robert Moses and others. This list is not exhaustive. Please also see "Calendar of Events" for MCNY programs.