Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

It Happened Today in New York City

On February 18, 1902, Charles Lewis Tiffany died at the age of 90. The founder of Tiffany & Co. was known as the foremost expert on jewelry and the patriarch of a retail empire whose legacy continues today, featuring the world’s first retail catalogue and an elegant store on Fifth Avenue that has been immortalized in literature, theatre, and cinema.


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