Lyrics in Grey
Etching by Walworth Stilson from "Sonnets," a bound volume of 224 manuscript poems drafted by Stilson, circa1930-1945 , with annotations and tipped in engravings; includes series "Sonnets from Lyrics in Grey" and "Sonnets: The West."
William Walworth Stilson (1874-1962) was a Connecticut artist born in New Milford and a resident of Bridgeport and Shelton. He illustrated several books, including Willard Nelson Clute, Our Ferns in Their Haunts (1901); William Cullen Bryant, Thanatopsis (1909); and Hamilton Wright Mabie,The Writers of Knickerbocker New York (1912). (MM)
Walworth Stilson Papers, Yale Collection of American Literature, (YCAL MSS 333)
The exhibition gallery and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.
Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.