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Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Dr. J.V. Lauderdale and his family seated on the ground, a blanket with their picnic near them, one daughter holding her doll.
January 19, 2009
Sketchbooks with drawings by Katherine Sophie Dreier, dating from 1909-1938, YCAL MSS 261 ; related materials can be found in the
January 12, 2009
Eartha Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008), photographed by Carl Van Vechten on October 19, 1954.
January 7, 2009
 A slightly belated Happy New Year from Room 26, with some suggested resolutions at the end.  Items from a group of ephemera from the P.C. Darrow Printing Co., Chicago, Illinois, circa 1890-1910.
January 4, 2009
Examples of lottery tickets issued to support the Revolutionary War.
December 30, 2008
Happy Holidays to all the Tramps and Trinkets, here and abroad. (Selected images from a saleman's sample book: Tramp and Trinkets Abroad and Other Stories  by Mary C. Crowley, Frances A. Humphrey and others. Boston: D. Lothrop Company. Copyright 1892)
December 25, 2008


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