Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

My Little Pony

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on December 19, 2012

[Baker, J.]. My Pony : A Poem. Philadelphia: Published and sold by Wm. Charles, 1818.

For our God is a consuming Fire.

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on January 11, 2011

A New-England Primer printed by Benjamin Franklin in 1764.
The New-England primer enlarged. For the more easy attaining the true reading of English. To which is added, the Assemblys catechism. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin, and D. Hall, in Market-street, 1[7]64

People of all nations

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on May 6, 2010

From: People of all nations : an useful toy for girl or boy. Philadelphia : Published by Jacob Johnson, No. 147, Market-street, 1807 (Whitehall [Pa.] : A. Dickinson)

Knitters!

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on February 1, 2008

and girls’ stunts.

From the diaries of Margaret Mellor.