Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Tart, Lobster, and Pickle Herring

Posted in Beinecke Library, Cary Playing Card Collection by beineckepoetry on December 20, 2010

Playing cards from a deck of “carving cards” printed by Joseph Moxon in London, circa 1680.

Beware of Foreign Lobsters!

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on December 11, 2008

A series of broadsides from 1715, forming a dialogue
arguing for and against the presence of foreign fishermen in English waters.