Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Bicycle fever

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on July 16, 2010

“The New Bicycle Fever.-The four days’ bicycle contest for the Championship of the World, recently held in Boston. Harry Etherington, W. Cann, and C. Terront, the professional bicycle team now visiting the United States.” in: Frank Leslie’s boys and girls weekly; an illustrated record of outdoor and home amusements. New York, Frank Leslie. Vol. 27, No. 687 (December 20, 1879)

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The Boxer, from above and below

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on February 4, 2010

A wooden sculpture “The Boxer Wild Cat”, by Leslie Garland Bolling, ca. 1930.