Voices from the Beinecke Library

Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

A song from 1878 satirizing the women's rights movement. More information here:
February 15, 2013
A variety of items printed on the in-house presses of St. John the Evangelist church, Limehouse, London. The church was destroyed on September 19, 1940, near the beginning of the Blitz.
February 4, 2013
A calendar for the year 1967 created by the artists Klaus Burkhardt and Luitpold Domberger. Featuring 6 optical art silkscreen prints, this work was issued in 26 copies only.
January 24, 2013
An retrospective/homage to the work of Lucio Fontana, reproducing in full his original Manifiesto Blanco from 1946 in which he set forth the parameters for his art movement, “spatialism”. (Fontana, Lucio, Noci G. Le, and Ugo Mulas. Manifiesto Blanco. Milano: Galleria Apollinaire, 1966.)
January 24, 2013
Liana Epstein, Yale College Class of 2014 "The Great American Writers’ Cookbook" written for Professor Stuart's Fall 2012 English 121 class: Writing About Food
January 2, 2013
[Baker, J.]. My Pony : A Poem. Philadelphia: Published and sold by Wm. Charles, 1818.
December 19, 2012
A dream dictionary too good not to post in its entirety. The Universal Dreamer, Or, Dreams Realized: Being the Truest Guide to the Interpretation of Dreams Ever Published. London: R. Walwyn, ca. 1837 - 1845.
December 14, 2012


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