Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Playing the odds

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on December 30, 2008

Examples of lottery tickets issued to support the Revolutionary War.

The Great Mirror of Folly

Posted in Beinecke Library, Modern General Collection by beineckepoetry on April 4, 2008

An image of John Law as Don Quixote, from the volume:
Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid, Amsterdam, 1720,
the focus of a conference to be held at Yale University,
April 17-19, 2008: http://icf.som.yale.edu/GREAT_MIRROR/