Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Town Tarrydiddles

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on August 17, 2009

An amateur newspaper, done in manuscript, from 1882. The authors, Guy and Thomas Berry Cusack-Smith, recount the social and sporting goings-on in their neighborhoods in Eccleston Square, London, and in West Sussex.
Included are drawings, puzzles, and rhymes. Sir Thomas Cusack-Smith was later Consul General for Samoa.