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Engraved and illuminated marriage charter from Lyon, France

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0835
Overview An illuminated and engraved marriage charter on parchment, created in Lyon, France in June 1623. Marriage charters contained a briefly worded declaration of marriage and were blessed by a priest and given by a groom to the bride as a part of their wedding ceremony.

Harry S. Dickey collection of Byroniana

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0072
Overview Harry S. Dickey was a Baltimore business man and collector, who was born in 1891 and received his B.A. degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 1912. Dickey an admirer of the English poet, Lord Byron. This collection is composed of handwritten letters and poems relating to Byron, as well as published or printed sheet music, engravings, and article clippings. Notably, there are a few handwritten Oscar Wilde letters and poems, as Dickey was a collector of Wilde as well. The collection spans...

Johns Hopkins University French Avant-Garde ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0448
Scope and Contents The material is diverse, including engravings, drawings, posters, and medals, ranging from the 18th to the 20th century. Much of the collection is oriented toward the avant-garde, so even the 18th-century material tends to be literature of the margins. It is especially strong in 19th and 20th century avant-garde material (Symbolisme, Cabaret literature, political and social satire, Surrealism).

Stipple engraved fan, depicting humorous characters in fable, "The Way of the World"

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0773
Overview The item is a stipple engraved fan, printed with: "The Way of the World. A Tale" and depicts six humorous figures, representing "Report," "Hearsay," "SomeBody," "Every-Body," "No-Body," "Candour," with a descriptions beneath. The fan was published by Sarah Ashton of Little Britain, London, on January 1 1796, registered with Stationers' Company, the preeminnent London printing and publishing guild.