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Long stored in a sub-basement cage in the Historical Library of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, surrounded by stacks of book treasures, is a large collection of antique medical instruments and related objects. These materials were acquired over the years entirely through donation. By cataloging, photographing and mounting them as a collection in The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Digital Library, we make them available to scholars and the general public.

Long stored in a sub-basement cage in the Historical Library of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, surrounded by stacks of book treasures, is a large collection of antique medical instruments and related objects. These materials were acquired over the years entirely through donation. By cataloging, photographing and mounting them as a collection in The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Digital Library, we make them available to scholars and the general public.

Striped printed cotton dress, American, ca. 1850. Worn by Jane M. Wadhams, an LFA student from 1830-1832, who married Henry Ward Stevens in 1845. Jane was born in Goshen, CT and was the daughter of local merchant David Wadhams (1769-1830).

Striped printed cotton dress, American, ca. 1850. Worn by Jane M. Wadhams, an LFA student from 1830-1832, who married Henry Ward Stevens in 1845. Jane was born in Goshen, CT and was the daughter of local merchant David Wadhams (1769-1830).

Aluminum Specialty Company catalog, c. 1969  Page from Aluminum Specialty Company catalog, c. 1969. Top photo: Six-foot Evergleam Christmas tree with 94 branches made by the Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, c. 1966. Source: Wisconsin Historical Museum object #2005.174.1.1

Aluminum Specialty Company catalog, c. 1969 Page from Aluminum Specialty Company catalog, c. 1969. Top photo: Six-foot Evergleam Christmas tree with 94 branches made by the Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, c. 1966. Source: Wisconsin Historical Museum object #2005.174.1.1

Considered one of the great intellects among painters, his titles are replete with literary, geographical and historical references. The objects he makes, though, while loosely linked to their titles and sources, are exuberantly independent and anything but bookish. Curator Michael Auping of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, who worked with Whitney director Adam Weinberg on the exhibition and its excellent catalog, points out that over 60 years the artist has produced 57 series and…

A brisk Frank Stella retrospective at de Young Museum

Considered one of the great intellects among painters, his titles are replete with literary, geographical and historical references. The objects he makes, though, while loosely linked to their titles and sources, are exuberantly independent and anything but bookish. Curator Michael Auping of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, who worked with Whitney director Adam Weinberg on the exhibition and its excellent catalog, points out that over 60 years the artist has produced 57 series and…

artifacts - arrowheads, pottery, and other objects that have been found from a long time ago.  They help us understand how earlier people lived.

artifacts - arrowheads, pottery, and other objects that have been found from a long time ago. They help us understand how earlier people lived.

Evening Dress | Category: COSTUME, POST FAMILY Object name:Dress (Garment) Made from:Silk taffeta -- silk organza -- cotton embroidery Made in:Place made unknown Date made:1909-1911

Evening Dress | Category: COSTUME, POST FAMILY Object name:Dress (Garment) Made from:Silk taffeta -- silk organza -- cotton embroidery Made in:Place made unknown Date made:1909-1911

"Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence: The Courtauld Wedding Chests": Accompanying an exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery, this catalog explores one of the most important and historically neglected art forms of Renaissance Florence: cassoni – pairs of chests that were lavishly decorated with precious metals and elaborate paintings and were often the most expensive of a whole suite of decorative objects commissioned to celebrate marriage alliances between powerful families.

"Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence: The Courtauld Wedding Chests": Accompanying an exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery, this catalog explores one of the most important and historically neglected art forms of Renaissance Florence: cassoni – pairs of chests that were lavishly decorated with precious metals and elaborate paintings and were often the most expensive of a whole suite of decorative objects commissioned to celebrate marriage alliances between powerful families.

From Tudor piss-pots to Botticellian nymphs, four curators reveal their favourite objects and what their job really entails.......Lucy Worsley, chief curator of Historic Royal Palaces

'People think curating just means choosing nice things' – secrets of the museum curators

From Tudor piss-pots to Botticellian nymphs, four curators reveal their favourite objects and what their job really entails.......Lucy Worsley, chief curator of Historic Royal Palaces

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