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Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Stacey Grimaldi, The Toilet, London, 1821. The original issue of a book form that was popular in England and then republished in the United States in the 1820s. A set of virtues is taught using illustrations of items found on a lady's dressing table (the "toilet" of the title), each revealed with the lift of a delicate flap. This copy was the property of the author.
December 21, 2007
Brochure for appearance of Barnum & Bailey's show in Paris, 1901-1902, including chariot races with four horse teams.
December 14, 2007
Collage pages from H.D.'s scrapbook combining classical figures with photographs of H.D. and friends. (YCAL MSS 24, Folder 1430)  
December 6, 2007
A view out the window of Room 26, 4:28 p.m., December 3, 2007.
December 4, 2007
 Poster by Asger Jorn (1968)  [Click for larger size]
December 2, 2007
Photograph of Ursula Balfour with cow (from the James Lees-Milne Papers)
November 28, 2007


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