Painted card sent to art dealer Katharine Kuh from George and Juliet Kepes. More painted cards from the Katherine Kuh papers can be viewed by searching the Beinecke’s Digital Library: Beinecke Digital Library; a record for the Katharine Kuh papers is available on line: YCAL MSS 15 Katharine Kuh Papers.
Stacey Grimaldi, The Toilet, London, 1821.
The original issue of a book form that was popular in England and then republished in the United States in the 1820s.
A set of virtues is taught using illustrations of items found on a lady’s dressing table (the “toilet” of the title), each revealed with the lift of a delicate flap. This copy was the property of the author.
[Best white Paint]
“The silence often of pure Innocence,
“Persuades, when speaking fails.”
“Innocence shall make
“False accusation blush, and tyranny
“Tremble at patience.”]
Brochure for appearance of Barnum & Bailey’s show in Paris, 1901-1902,
including chariot races with four horse teams.
Collage pages from H.D.’s scrapbook combining classical figures with photographs of H.D. and friends. (YCAL MSS 24, Folder 1430)
A view out the window of Room 26, 4:28 p.m., December 3, 2007.