Anyone who frequents the Cinematheque at the CIA should be familiar with Rusell Barnett Aitken. The building's auditorium is named for this Clevelander. Aitken was a ceramic artist who lived a fascinating life, as is evident in the two clipping file folders, located in the reference collection. For access to the clipping files in the Ingalls library, search in the catalog for your subject as an author. The holdings will list clipping file if we have maintained anything on the subject.
This book, titled in full Spectacular Flirtations: viewing the actress in British art and theatre, 1768-1920 examines representations of the actress in late 18th and early 19th century Britain. The text is reinforced by a myriad of images, from fine art to caricatures. Find this title in our catalog at, PN2582 .W65 P47 2007.
The new Dog Sale catalog from Bonhams has arrived, and is in the recent acquisitions area. Fans of dogs, cuteness, and 16th century German Dog Collars, take note. The catalog contains paintings, a veritable pet store worth of paraphernalia, a few curiosities, and of course, a collection of dog collars. The sale is to occur on February 12, 2008 in New York. To find this catalog at the OPAC, login and select search collections.