Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

The Seven Wonders of The World

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. . . and a sale on China, Glass and Linen Goods.

Postcards given away by Arnstein & Bonn, a dry goods merchant at 3rd Avenue and 56th Street

Nathalie et Lucien

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Two postcards from the papers of Natalie Paley, May 1930.

Cliff House

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The Cliff House, San Francisco, California, circa 1902.

During the Day . . .

and at Night

No Leaning Out!

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Circular Bridge, Mt. Lowe Railway (Altadena, California), no. 53072. Detroit Photographic Co. or Detroit Publishing Co. ca. 1897-1924

Ripe

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Fruits and vegetables from the Beinecke garden.

Photograph by Carl Van Vechten
Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.

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A Proper Education & the Death of Isadora.

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A postcard sent from Monroe Wheeler to George Platt Lynes,  April 16, 1927,
suggesting important books to read.

 

And another, posted September 16, 1927, noting the death of Isadora Duncan.

Fountains

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Washington, DC

 

Macon, Georgia

 

Brussels, Belgium

 

Sevilla, Spain

 

Rome, Italy

 

New York, NY

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Hello, Goodbye

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From a series of postcards by Kenward Elmslie

 

And a note from Georgia O’Keeffe to Alfred Stieglitz

Hot greetings!

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A postcard from the Langston Hughes Papers, ca. 1933.

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