Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Admit One (or Two)

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on December 7, 2009

An assortment of tickets in Beinecke Library collections.

A 1000 mile ticket on the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe Railway Company, 1901:

An airplane ticket for Alfred Stieglitz, 1929:

Admission to the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia:

The 1939 Golden Gate Exposition:

And Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, 1900 and 1892:

Air travel etiquette

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on September 24, 2009

Two photographs from the papers of Bettina Bergery, always in fashion.

Fly, Robin, Fly!

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on August 17, 2007

A newly acquired pop-up/moving flap book (1946, World Publishing).

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A scene with flap closed:                                                     

and opened:

 And the last page: