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Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...
Description: I'll show you all the imported gracesand you shall see New Fontainebleau
Description: Bring back somehow the big HelloProlong the noisiest dayThe clapping hands are stilled too soonAnd much too far away
Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no dangerexcept the possible over-minding of their own mannersor being out-voted by Activists
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Mosaic in the central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society, near the statue "Forward." This is the printer's mark of the Riverside Press. It was...
Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken welllet us call all professionals to wear the laureland deck the Halls of Fame
Description: Case (opened to show front and back) for daguerreotype made to resemble a bound book. Mother-of-pearl decoration on front in the form of flowers, stems and...
Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calmcaught windand spun its venom into froth, to coola Sunday afternoon in June
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: An original poem and watercolor paintings of colored maple leaves, all by Louise Mears Fargo, decorate an album page with a photograph of her three childre...
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: Five photographs are mounted on an album page which is decorated with a painting of a honeysuckle sprig. In the photograph at top left, Frank, age three, S...
Description: An album page featuring five circular portraits of Stuart Fargo. At center is a head and (bare) shoulders portrait of him at age eight months. At the four...
Description: Years ago, there was a man-sound from the hills, and a lifetime laterits aged and legendary echo
Description: We were promised, we were toldthat candy came in stripes and boxesBut some was stacked,like lost rewards, the chocolate-coated paradoxes
Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.
Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...
Description: I had to know the point to which the path was trackedand when the definition would cease to be my own
Description: A child could count in rounded numbersthe Christmas chance of pudding from the sky
Date: date unknown
Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earthThe chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...
Description: A decorated album page features a photograph of Stuart Fargo at age two years. He is wearing a nightgown and is barefoot. There is a wicker chair on the le...
Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.
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