Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Grimaces (changeable)

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on November 23, 2011

A paper toy from France that uses two wheels and a sliding strip to combine different facial features.

“Gd. cirque des folies élastiques intermède des grimaces d’O’Gus'” (circa 1900?)

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