Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
A volume collecting all 108 parts of an serial published in France, 1933-1935 featuring a hero named Tintin . . . who has many adventures, including firing a gun while hanging by a rope:
November 12, 2007
Collages by Lenore Tawney, for Georgia O'Keeffe, from the Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe Papers (YCAL MSS 85 ).
November 7, 2007
Guy Debord's Guide psychogeographique de Paris . For a scalable version go here: http://brbl-media.library.yale.edu/PATREQIMG/sids/D0987/1044447.sid
November 5, 2007
A collection of death masks in the Beinecke Library. [NOTE: Updated 11-2-07. See below.] H. D. [1886-1961] http://www.imagists.org/hd/
October 30, 2007
German banknotes designed by Herbert Bayer, 1923 See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notgeld and: http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/5373/notgeld.htm and: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Bayer
October 25, 2007
Die Inselwoche, a hectographed newspaper issued by German prisoners of war in an internment camp on Ile Longue, an island off of Brest in France, 1914-1919. Complete with advertisements:
October 22, 2007
New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.