Yale Collection of American Literature
Facts relating to the only tattooed lady : being a full and complete account of the life and adventures of this young lady, the only tattoed female in the world, together with many extracts from the metropolitan press in reference to her, all clearly proving her to be one of the most remarkable and rarest curiosities now on exhibition or Facts relating to Mlle Aimee, the tattooed lady (New York: New York Popular Pub. Co. [1886?]).
December 16, 2010
An urgent plea from George Platt Lynes to Monroe Wheeler, on board the S.S. France, February 19, 1927. From the Glenway Wescott Papers.
December 13, 2010
Advertising pages from the September 11, 1933 issue of TIME Magazine, which featured a profile of Gertrude Stein.
November 30, 2010
Portraits of Elizabeth Bishop and Louise Crane, circa 1930s, from the Louise Crane Papers.
November 19, 2010
. . . which would mean both Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas. An invitation sent to the couple by Pablo Picasso in 1924. Visit the Beinecke Library digital library to view what he sketched on the verso.
October 28, 2010
"Collection of numbers, designs and letters ..." by Marsden Hartley
October 13, 2010
"The sun shines high above The sounds of laughter The birds swoop down upon The crosses of old grey churches We say that we’re in love While secretly wishing for rain Sipping coke and playing games September’s here again September’s here again" - David Sylvian
September 7, 2010