Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Montmartre en 1925 by Jean Gravigny A guide to the high life and low life in a fabled section of Paris in the 1920s. [Illustrations "de RM" - otherwise unsigned.] With jazzy illustrations . . .
August 14, 2008
Densmore, Yost & Co., The type-writer! : a machine to supersede the pen. New York : Densmore, Yost & co., [1875?]
August 11, 2008
Loie Fuller and ??? From a collection of photographs of theatrical performers by Napoleon Sarony, ca. 1870-1890.
August 7, 2008
Four 17th century broadsides from Beinecke collections. [full records can be found in the Beinecke Digital Library.]
August 5, 2008
A map of novelist Sinclair Lewis's United States, including the imagined state of Winnemac which Lewis describes as "bounded by Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, and Indiana" (the state appears as the shaded area on this map). Lewis's archive has recently been fully organized and a detailed description is now available online: Sinclair Lewis Papers.
July 31, 2008