Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Cats!

Topfferiana

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on July 27, 2007

Original sketches by Rodolphe Topffer from an album, ca. 1830s-1840s

Who Knows?

Posted in Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on July 27, 2007

Browlia and Frowlia

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on July 24, 2007

[Unknown juvenile artist. Scrapbook of scenes from the lands of Browlia and Frowlia, ca. 1899]

 The official postage of Browlia

 

One of many curious Browlian beasts – the Lizard of Horlon

 

A limerick about cats

Mabel in Re-pose

Posted in Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on July 23, 2007

Anarchy in the UK

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on July 20, 2007

Anarchism Lancastrium. #5, Lancaster, England, September 1975.

Monster Piglet

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on July 19, 2007

Pierre LEGENDRE. Crackville. Paris. Ancienne Librairie Furne. 1898

Pierre LEGENDRE. Crackville. Paris. Ancienne Librairie Furne. 1898

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Party

Posted in James Weldon Johnson Collection, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on July 19, 2007

Welcome!

Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities features new acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. This ongoing exhibition is curated by Tim Young, Associate Curator of the Modern Books and Manuscripts Collection, and Nancy Kuhl, Associate Curator of the Yale Collection of American Literature. Additional information about these and other materials in the Beinecke Library’s collections can be found at the Library’s website: http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke/