Voices from the Beinecke Library

Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

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 [1957]. For a scalable version go here:
November 5, 2007
A collection of death masks in the Beinecke Library. [NOTE: Updated 11-2-07. See below.]  H. D. [1886-1961]
October 30, 2007
German banknotes designed by Herbert Bayer, 1923   See: and: and:
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 -- An Interview with the Author: Tim Young on Drawn to Enchant (MP3) Little girls with barbells! Dogs using quill pens! Odd looking men fishing for odd looking mermaids!
October 16, 2007
A group of French finger shadow puppets from World War I depicting combatants from many sides, along with requisite tools of engagement: gun, sword, bottles of booze. [Click to enlarge] In action:
October 9, 2007


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