Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

The Lantern part 2 – History of John Carty

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on June 1, 2011

An installment of a melodrama by Frederic Gerrish, the 8-year-old editor of The Lantern of Portland, Maine, 1853.

The Lantern – part 1

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on May 27, 2011

Pages from issues of handmade juvenile publications, The Lantern, created by 8-year-old Frederic Gerrish of Portland, Maine, 1853-1859.

Tune in again later for the tale of John Carty . . .