Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Selected posters and lobby advertisements featuring key scenes and lead actors in silent western films, circa 1910-1930. Complete description of the collection: Western Silent Film Lobby Card Collection (Call Number: WA MSS S-2553); additional images from the collection: Western Silent Film Lobby Card Collection Images.
April 24, 2008
Selected manuscript fragments from the Walt Whitman Collection (YCAL MSS 202) As in a Swoon
April 21, 2008
Mural painted by Native American writer Leslie Silko (detail, context) (Uncat MSS 705 Box 11)
April 17, 2008
. . . and harried pets. [circa 1890, in the collection of the Beinecke Library as part of a salesman's sample book, including Young People's History of the World. Possibly never published.]
April 14, 2008
Images of the Delsarte system of expression, popularized in the 1880s and found in the volume: The Popular Entertainer and Self-Instructor in Elocution (Chicago: Conkey, 1898) [in the collection of the Beinecke Library as part of a salesman's sample book, including Wood's Natural History for Children]
April 11, 2008
More printing examples from Die Deutsche Werbegraphik (Berlin : Verlag Francken & Lang, 1927)
April 8, 2008
New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.