Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Geographic Sing-Along

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on February 18, 2010

Sample pages from an 1848 book for children intended to teach physical and political geography by way of rhymes set to popular tunes – jingoism notwithstanding.

Lyon, Sarah M. 1848. The musical geography: a new natural arrangement of the names of all the physical features of the globe. Troy [N.Y.]: Young & Hart.