Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

The Inimitable Carolyn Wells

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on September 2, 2008

Selections from scrapbooks (ca. 1910s)  kept by the writer Carolyn Wells, author of, among other titles,:
“The Seven Ages of Childhood,” “The Happychaps,” “Folly in Fairyland,” and “Ptomaine Street: A Tale of Warble Petticoat”.

She also collaborated on several books with the artist Oliver Herford, who indulged her passion for cats with such whimsies as these: