Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Beinecke acquires some 400 legal manuscripts and 200 printed books assembled by the British barrister Anthony Taussig--considered the world’s most important private collection of rare material relating to the cultural and intellectual history of English law.
June 18, 2013
An album of original sketches by Edward Lear illustrating a cautionary tale.Dated December 26, 1860.From the Frederick R. Koch collection
June 13, 2013
Salesman's catalog for custom matchbooks from the Chicago Match Company. circa 1930s-1940s.
June 5, 2013
political intrigue, clandestine love-affairs, and false accusations of insanity...
May 16, 2013
From photographer and pioneering printmaker Richard "Chip" Benson's Master Class at Beinecke Library on the physical structure of prints and the history of printmaking.
May 13, 2013
"Superior to any other oil I have had the occasion to use, either for machinery or for burning..."
May 6, 2013