Welcome to George Peabody Library's Wunderkammer!

From dandies in danger to the lusty dramas of educated fleas, the George Peabody Library proves that the past was indeed STRANGE! Visit us in Baltimore (don't worry, in addition to the strange things depicted here, we also have plenty of old and rare and classy books, too).

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9am -5pm; Friday 9-3

Address: 17 East Mount Vernon Place Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-234-4943

Libguide: http://bit.ly/g1UsTk

Email: hherr1@jhu.edu

Just your standard 19th century edition of The Family Shakespeare.  Yawn.  But wait, what’s that image painted along the book’s edges?  Why tis Elizabeth I and Stratford-on-Avon! And further tissing reveals Shakespeare & the Anne Hathaway House! This book is part of our amazing Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection.  Grab your  best Elizabethan pantaloons and head over to the Peabody and explore this and other books in the collection! 

Just your standard 19th century edition of The Family Shakespeare.  Yawn.  But wait, what’s that image painted along the book’s edges?  Why tis Elizabeth I and Stratford-on-Avon! And further tissing reveals Shakespeare & the Anne Hathaway House! This book is part of our amazing Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection.  Grab your  best Elizabethan pantaloons and head over to the Peabody and explore this and other books in the collection! 

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    yay for fore-edge paintings!
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