Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Jeu des 7 Grandes Routes

Posted in Beinecke Library, Cary Playing Card Collection by beineckepoetry on November 1, 2010

Images of a 1956 card game tracing the major automobile routes around France.
Published by Editions Willeb and brought to you by the folks at British Petroleum.

La dérive

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on November 5, 2007

Guy Debord’s Guide psychogeographique de Paris [1957].

For a scalable version go here: http://highway55.library.yale.edu/PATREQIMG/sids/D0987/1044447.sid
[Apparently not SAFARI friendly, unfortunately.]

Read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychogeography
and here:  http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/octo.2006.115.1.13

To see films by Debord and many other revolutionary filmmakers, go here: http://www.ubu.com/film/