General Modern Collection
A peepshow (or kullisentheater) by Martin Engelbrecht, circa 1750, showing the exterior of a bordello (Das Bordell). Hand-colored copper-engraved sheets, made in Augsburg, Germany.
March 24, 2009
Production photographs, film stills, and program from Borderline, an experimental silent film produced in 1930 by Pool Films. Posted in conjunction with the Beinecke Library's current exhibition, Paper Trail: Documenting 20th-Century Film in the Archive (February 9 through March 31, 2009). The exhibition features scripts, notes, photographs, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting the work of such filmmakers as Boris Kaufman, Mary Ellen Bute, Stan Brakhage, Gerard Malanga, and H.
February 9, 2009
Pages from issues of Rags, a counter-culture fashion periodical, published between June 1970 - June 1971 (San Francisco, Calif. : Rosy Cheeks Publishers) which explored street fashion, alternative designers and production methods, uniforms, and the philosophy of clothing.
February 5, 2009
The cover of an issue of the Spanish anarchist journal from 1937. With an image of the famous poster by Fontsere':
February 2, 2009
Writers' Notebooks Walt Whitman, "Pictures" holograph notebook, corrected (YCAL 202) ***
January 15, 2009