Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

As in a Mirror

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on December 14, 2009

A plate from The magic lantern; or, Les ombres patriotiques…
London: Printed for J. Owen, No.168, Picadilly, opposite Bond-street, 1794.

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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: