General Modern Collection

A guide for producing street theater, ca. 1970 with guidance on the various uses of masks:
September 22, 2008
From the Beinecke Digital Images Online database:   Title Key to private, sound-proof room in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea. Author Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881. Place of origin n.p. Date undated Physical Description 1 object. 9 cm. Genre/Form Artifacts
September 19, 2008
An issue of Black Mask from January, 1967 [not cited in Greil Marcus's "Lipstick Traces"]  
September 4, 2008
Selections from scrapbooks (ca. 1910s)  kept by the writer Carolyn Wells, author of, among other titles,: "The Seven Ages of Childhood," "The Happychaps," "Folly in Fairyland," and "Ptomaine Street: A Tale of Warble Petticoat".
September 2, 2008
A theme issue of a French magazine from August, 1923, focusing on the subject of "inversion" or homosexuality.
August 28, 2008
Montmartre en 1925 by Jean Gravigny A guide to the high life and low life in a fabled section of Paris in the 1920s. [Illustrations "de RM" - otherwise unsigned.] With jazzy illustrations . . .
August 14, 2008
Loie Fuller  and ???   From a collection of  photographs of theatrical performers by Napoleon Sarony, ca. 1870-1890.
August 7, 2008


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