Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Snobbery and Decay

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on February 23, 2011

Masquerade ball : Rustic tableau, Paris, 1931

A view of Lake Ontario with a broken yacht, men and railroad tracks against the shoreline. undated.

Caftans, Pajamas, Minis, Boaters, Blazers, Turtles

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on April 12, 2010

An invitation sent by Mart Crowley to Ruth Ford, 1969.

Baby Party!

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on March 11, 2010

Happy children posing in historical vignettes from themed birthday parties, ca. 1910-1915,
likely in New Jersey. From a “baby book” recording events in the life of
one Helen Mary Stratz, born March 6, 1906, near Egg Harbor, New Jersey.