Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

The Grandp√®re of the MAD Fold-in

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on October 25, 2011

Shades of Al Jaffee and MAD Magazine . . .

A printed and folded novelty celebrating Louis XVIII, King of France, 1814-1824.
(Published by J.B. Verzy, circa 1814).

The piece unfolds to spell out the virtues of the man who ruled during the Bourbon Restoration.

Joe and Lena on the water

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on April 15, 2010

Joe Louis and Lena Horne canoeing on Greenwood Lake, New Jersey, September 15, 1941.
Photograph by Carl Van Vechten.

Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.

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