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Perfect For Your Office or Cubicle Wall, Pt II

 
Curator’s Comment: This is part 2 of what was supposed to be a one-part display. This bonus offering is brought to you by actually reading the book, and not simply trusting the keyword search function. Let this be a reminder to all you who research.

From Sense and Satire: Based Upon Nineteenth Century Philosophy By William LaMartine Breyfogle, 1899.

 

 

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day (a Day Late)

While we drink, the fairy folk admire art.

Fairy Connoisseurs Inspecting Mr. Frederick Locker’s Collection of Drawings, by George Cruikshank 1868. Used as frontispiece for the 1886 The Rowfant Library: A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Drawings and Pictures, by Frederick Locker-Lampson. For more info check out the British Museum’s page.


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