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February 9, 2016
Robin Plate VIII

Coming up: Love in the Library at the Great Reveal

Come to the February 11th Great Reveal program to feel the love in the Crystal […]
October 18, 2013
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Autumn Leaves in the Crystal Bridges Library

I discovered yet another amazing color plate book while researching Autumn themes. Titled  Autumn Leaves […]
October 10, 2013
White

American Spiders and Charlotte’s Web

Now that you have had the chance to view images from, and perhaps peruse online, […]
October 3, 2013
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American Spiders

CAUTION!  Beware, those of you with Arachnophobia: pathological fear or loathing of spiders (Merriam-Webster.com). NOTE: […]
September 27, 2013
The Hen. The Child's Illustrated Book of Natural History.

Birds, Part IV: Young Birds in the Crystal Bridges Library

Another truly charming genre in our nineteenth-century American color plate collection is children’s books. Bird, […]
September 20, 2013
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Birds, Part III: Birds of a Feather… in the Crystal Bridges Library

I am certainly not well versed in idioms, but I’ve heard some doozies: (“well, if […]
September 13, 2013
Maryland Yellow Throat

Birds, Part II: Big Birds in the Crystal Bridges Library

This is the second of the Bird blogs. It’s a way to introduce you, our […]