Paris before Haussmann, Paris with medieval streets, but also Paris the educational and artistic hub of western civilization.
From his post on the South Terrace of the Cleveland Museum of Art “The Thinker” has seen many changes to the University Circle landscape over the years.
Here we have the Romance of Modern Photography by Charles Gibson. One can't help being captivated by the gilt cover of this little book which portrays nine technicians developing, "the largest photograph in the world."
In the process of verifying citations for articles written by Douglas Moore, former Curator of Musical Arts at the Cleveland Museum of Art, I made a fascinating discovery. To be sure, learning that a former museum employee won a Pulitzer Traveling Scholarship and led a long and renowned musical career is certainly a find.
To accompany the Pompeii exhibition, a selection of postcards is currently on exhibit in the Ingalls Library display case.
The Casa dei Vettii, named after its owners, is one of the most familiar monuments of Roman domestic architecture. It is one of the few large houses not looted by treasure-hunters before it was excavated. Equally famous are the wall paintings, often referred to as among the finest in all of Roman art.