Here's the introduction to the exhibition, which contains a surprising artifact in a niche on the left. Any guesses what it might be?
|Thanks to Will Bucher for the excellent mount-making on this...oops! I almost gave it away! If you're stumped, search for "1954.2040" in our object database, Phil.|
The exhibition includes manuscripts, photographs, silver and other decorative arts, and plenty of fascinating printed books, including the earliest printed books in the American colonies. Here are a few below (and seen from the bird's-eye view atop our lighting ladder):