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Tag Archives: literature

State Dinners at the Lotos Club

New Yorkers, as we know, love to document their peer group—even colonial New Yorkers did it, as Curator Bruce Weber recently described in a post on the City Musuem’s exhibition … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Metamorphoses: A mysterious poem

The images below come from one of two hand drawn flip-books I came across in the “Verses” collection.  After each verse, you flip back one of the leaves to reveal … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Literary World through the Eyes of a Woman at the turn of the 19th Century

Miss Ella M. Boult, writer and editor, served as assistant editor and secretary to Edmund Clarence Stedman from 1899 until his death in 1908.  Stedman was a journalist on the … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

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