Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

My Little Pony

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on December 19, 2012

[Baker, J.]. My Pony : A Poem. Philadelphia: Published and sold by Wm. Charles, 1818.

The Grandpère of the MAD Fold-in

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on October 25, 2011

Shades of Al Jaffee and MAD Magazine . . .

A printed and folded novelty celebrating Louis XVIII, King of France, 1814-1824.
(Published by J.B. Verzy, circa 1814).

The piece unfolds to spell out the virtues of the man who ruled during the Bourbon Restoration.