| 71. Going Green – the Ingalls Library Recycling Initiative |
Our book sale group meeting ended today with a spirited discussion about green initiatives and the small monthly sale we maintain near the circulation desk. Besides books and auction catalogs, could we add book jackets and slipcase boxes?
| 72. Gauguin’s Fresco – A Tale of Discovery |
Gauguin’s 1889 fresco, Breton Girl Spinning can be seen in the final gallery of our exhibition Paul Gauguin: Paris, 1889. It was made as part of the “decorative ensemble” for the dining room of the Buvette de la Plage, an inn at the tiny seaside village of Le Pouldu, France.
| 73. Typewriters, Notecards, Pardons |
Author Cormac McCarthy's typewriter, on which he wrote for nearly 50 years, is up for auction at Christie's in New York. The machine, an Olivetti Lettera 32 is an unassuming light blue, worn on the edges.
|74. Season’s Greetings!|
|75. Gauguin’s Furniture – Missing Since 1960.|
|76. Pilkington's Dictionary of Painters|
| 77. Exposition Universelle de 1889 - Medallists |
The renaissance of engraved bronze medals in late nineteenth century France was meteoric and vast.
| 78. Connections: Cleveland—New York |
Did you know that one of the star objects offered for sale at the uber-prestigious New York Winter Antiques Show (January 22-January 31) has a Cleveland conne
| 79. Going Green - by the Numbers |
As previously mentioned, the Ingalls Library is going green.
| 80. Out of the Attic: Inventing Antiques in Twentieth-Century New England |
Author Briann Greenfield identifies her book as an examination of New England antique collecting and museum display in the first half of the twentieth century,