Want to meet “The Great Lover Casanova of Today?” Heck, yeah! Not only does he get amorous with the ghost of the Empress Josephine, but he also sports some rather, um, whimsical ink. Well, meet him and many more enticing materials in Special Collections at Dirty Books & Longing Looks!
(2/14 from 6:30-8:30, Special Collections, Brody Learning Commons)
Here’s the original Bad Santa, a smoking, lascivious, be-suited beast of a man ready to corrupt adults with the smooth, smooth taste of ancient cigarettes!
From the George Peabody Library’s The Smart Set collection!
OMG!!!! I think we may have just discovered the most creepy of creepers ever, or at the very least, the most creepy depiction of a baseball player ever. Thank you, Chadwick’s Baseball Reference (1867), for giving us one more monster to populate our dreams!
Seriously, what are his muttonchops hiding?
Call No.: 796.3 C432 1867
Is she demented or smiling at her own jesterly awesomeness? Let’s see what kind of jokes such a smiling and winning visage is promoting!
"How is your younger brother, the surgeon, doing?"
"First rate. He recently operated on his tenth patient and the man lived twenty hours."
Call No.: 808 .882 Sm 43 1915
Location: George Peabody Library
Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! Let us honor you with a book title that both quotes a line from As You Like It and causes us library folk to giggle whenever we see it! For those of you whose minds are not as silly as ours, the book is actually about Italian paleography!
Call No.: 652 .B659S
Location: The George Peabody Library