Scholar in Residence at U Penn. Special Collections and Interim Director Penn DHF. Historian. British India, Rare books, Manuscripts, Digital Humanities, etc.
.@JuliaGaffield Sounds awesome! Here's the Bombay Courier printing Dessalines Nov. 1803 proclamation #HaitiDOI
"His wing will make a good fan." From "The first Dixie Reader" Confederate 1863 schoolbook: http://goo.gl/oedmH
1788 Grocer's stationary: "...best Coffee, Tea, Chocolate, Sagoe, Hartshorn, Vermicelli, Starch & Blue"
Tempted by the "Spatchcocked Eels à l'Indienne" but it's nice to see this c.1900 menu also has "cheese straws"
"Asylum for the Suffering...Dr. C. Main, Clairvoyant, Patients accommodated with Board on reasonable terms."
Kids breaking windows since 1808.From the Minutes of Chesterfield Academy Upenn Ms. Codex 1627 http://goo.gl/RcBMT
"Constantinople: The Solar Plexus of the War. By an obscure Diplomatist" http://goo.gl/f5aXH
Also from http://goo.gl/qt9nT - "Take warning from her awful end"
Satirical pamphlet on Womens Suffrage "dont to politics attend" via Bryn Mawr http://goo.gl/qt9nT @RedmondJennifer
Not to beat a dead cat but Heather @FolgerLibrary just shared their version of the rocket cat! http://goo.gl/tJ9gI
These 19th c. illustrations from a phrenology textbook are absurd in a lovely way. Remind me of @beatonna drawings
Washington looks like he had his fill at presidents day dinner. From a 19th c. eugenics textbook.
"Crane roiall rostez"[roast crane royale] from a 1428 Oxford menu (Penn LJS 61) http://goo.gl/Ay50r h/t AlexDevine
This seal does not look happy.See Kevin Kelly's latest catalog http://goo.gl/E5aaG also @ IA: http://goo.gl/pgTtA
"a bigger bang for a buck" first print mention: NY Times 13 December 1953, p. E5. Used in ref. to nuclear strategy
Close up of the "Elefantes de Lucifer" from @upennlib Ms. Codex 1443 f.35v @willnoel
Libertad o muerte c.1960 a Cuban childrens book offered by Simon Beattie: http://www.simonbeattie.co.uk/catalogues/simon_beattie_california_book_fair_2013.pdf
Cut outs from Ellen, or the Naughty Girl Reclaimed (London, 1811). Via http://www.classicrarebooks.co.uk/Literature/ellen-or-the-naughty-girl-reclaimed-a-story-exemplified-in-a-series-of-figures_book.html
"Ellen, or The Naughty Girl Reclaimed, A Story Exemplified in a Series of Figures" (London, 1811). Via http://www.classicrarebooks.co.uk/Literature/ellen-or-the-naughty-girl-reclaimed-a-story-exemplified-in-a-series-of-figures_book.html
Diagram of an eclipse. From a 17th c. Austrian lecture book. UPenn Ms. Codex 854, f.422v http://dla.library.upenn.edu/dla/medren/pageturn.html?id=MEDREN_3178018¤tpage=850&size=3&doubleside=0
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