Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

A. Real. Live. Rattle.Snake (and adders)

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on July 12, 2011

Photographs by Jonathan Williams (Uncat MSS 929)

Cart | Horse

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on February 1, 2011

Mexican cart in the courtyard or garden of the “Ramona” house in San Diego. Photograph taken by  Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh, 1929 Sept.

One horse picketed. Photograph taken by Walter McClintock, undated

Exchanging Hats

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on November 19, 2010

Portraits of Elizabeth Bishop and Louise Crane, circa 1930s, from the Louise Crane Papers.

Do You Know Who I Am?

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on June 14, 2010

A selection of unidentified persons from the Edmund Wilson Papers:

Utopian Youth

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on May 27, 2010

Undated photograph of W. H. Auden.

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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.

Fountains

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on September 15, 2009

Washington, DC

 

Macon, Georgia

 

Brussels, Belgium

 

Sevilla, Spain

 

Rome, Italy

 

New York, NY

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Baby-Doll Carriage

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on July 9, 2009

Marjorie Lauderdale, daughter of J.V. Lauderdale, in a wicker baby carriage on the verandah

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 Children with a baby carriage, photographed by Carl Van Vechten

Used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; the permission of the Trust is required to reprint or use Van Vechten photographs in any way. To contact the Trust email: Van Vechten Trust.

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Photography of baby by William Shew

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Young girl with doll and doll carriage

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Girls with dolls and doll carriage

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Retouched portraits

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on November 20, 2008

From the Katherine S. Dreier papers / Societe Anonyme archive

Jean Arp

Max Ernst

Key Words

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on September 19, 2008

From the Beinecke Digital Images Online database:
 http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/

 

Title
Key to private, sound-proof room in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea.
Author
Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881.
Place of origin
n.p.
Date
undated
Physical Description
1 object.
9 cm.
Genre/Form
Artifacts

 

Title
[Key to Kensington Gardens].
Date
[ca. 1902]
Physical Description
1 key
metal
10 cm.
Note
Soon after the publication of “The Little White Bird” Barrie was given a private key to Kensington Gardens by the Duke of Cambridge, Ranger of the Gardens.
Summary/Description
Engraved J.M.B.
Subject
Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937.
Genre/Form
Artifacts

 

Note
Stein, Gertrude
Part of
Key 1945  
Call Number
YCAL MSS 76
Folder or box number
163
4300

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