Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Linnea Borealis and friends

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on July 21, 2008

Images of flowers, from a set of lantern slides that accompanied the lecture, “My Life Among the Indians” given in 1941 by Walter McClintock. For more slides, search the Beinecke Digital Images database (http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/) for the keywords “WA MSS S-1175 lantern”

linnea borealis

small six-petaled flowers with wide leaves

Tufted white flowers with fern-like leaves

Sunflowers and white flowers

Blue flowers near rocks

Four-petaled white flower on tree branch [likely Dogwood]

Five-petaled pink flowers

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  1. fehlhaber said, on July 22, 2008 at 2:23 am

    These are gorgeous!

  2. porter said, on July 23, 2008 at 7:30 pm

    Wow! These are just beautiful. I just want to touch them — the color and quality of the slides is out of control. I’m so happy that you shared such a find!


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