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    • The magazine Bradley His Book was established by William Hhellip
      1 day ago The magazine “Bradley, His Book” was established by William H. Bradley and includes poems, short stories, art reproductions, and advertisements (many by Bradley himself). A beautifully printed periodical, “Bradley, His Book” showcases 19th century American visual culture.  #metlibrary   #watsonlibrary   #specialcollections 
    • Book conservator Yukari Hayashida cleans the cover page of Doinghellip
      4 days ago Book conservator Yukari Hayashida cleans the cover page of "Doing a Dyson," a book on the history and philosophy of Dyson Appliances. Issues of inherent vice in the plastic used for the outer cover threatened the rest of the book requiring cleaning and preventative treatment.  #MetLibrary   #TheMet   #bookconservation 
    • Happy TakeYourChildToWorkDay! This charming illustration is from our Costume Institutehellip
      5 days ago Happy  #TakeYourChildToWorkDay ! This charming illustration is from our Costume Institute Fashion Plates digital collection.  #parenthood   #childhood   #childrenswear   #metlibrary   #watsondigital 
    • This trade catalog from the Compagnie de Baccarat published inhellip
      6 days ago This trade catalog from the Compagnie de Baccarat, published in 1907, is entirely devoted to chandeliers in the full blown Art Nouveau style.  #metlibrary   #crystal   #baccarat 
    • Heres evidence people have been interested in what happened OnThisDayInHistoryhellip
      1 week ago Here’s evidence people have been interested in what happened  #OnThisDayInHistory  long before the  @History  Channel or the hashtag. Check out this almanac from 1930 which lists important dates in the history of  @MetMuseum  and the art world. View this book and hundreds of other Metropolitan Museum of Art Publication freely online through the Digital Collections of Thomas J. Watson Library.  #metlibrary   #metpublications   #watsondigital   #almanac   #hath 
    • Forget everything youve ever been told about not judging ahellip
      1 week ago Forget everything you’ve ever been told about not judging a book by its cover. The plastic binding of this  #SpecialCollections  book from 1972 does a pretty good job of conveying its contents. And if that didn’t give it away, the title, of course, is “Designing Plastic”!  #plasticbooks   #design   #watsonlibrary   #metlibrary 
    • This 18th century engraving by Robert Benard from Marine 405910hellip
      2 weeks ago This 18th century engraving by Robert Benard, from Marine (40.59.10), depicts an early atmospheric diving suit. This book of engravings is currently being conserved in the Sherman Fairchild Center for Book Conservation in the Watson Library as part of a grant in partnership with the Department of Drawings and Prints.  #EarthDay   #EarthDay2016   #diving   #TheMet   #MetLibrary   #BookConservation 
    • A tbt to this 1949 cover of the brochure Marthahellip
      2 weeks ago A  #tbt  to this 1949 cover of the brochure “Martha Graham and Dance Company.” This and other dance-related material will be discussed in an upcoming “In Circulation” post - stay tuned!  #incirculation   #MarthaGraham   #dance   #metlibrary 
    • Happy Birthday Joan Miro Born this day in 1893 Watsonhellip
      2 weeks ago Happy Birthday, Joan Miro. Born this day in 1893. Watson Library has a vast collection of catalogues raisonne, including this multi volume set on Miro’s Drawings published in 2008.  #miro   #drawing   #metlibrary   #themet   #hbd 
    • This 1902 Group photograph of craftsmen in the Shade Departmenthellip
      2 weeks ago This 1902 Group photograph of craftsmen in the Shade Department of Tiffany Studios (Long Island, New York) is part of Thomas J. Watson’s Digital Collections of Tiffany Publications and Ephemeral Materials available freely online to curious researchers and Tiffany lovers the world over.  #metlibrary   #watsondigital   #TiffanyTuesday   #LouisComfortTiffany   #ShadeDepartment   #ephemera 
    • We just added a recentacquisition to our strong collection ofhellip
      2 weeks ago We just added a  #recentacquisition  to our strong collection of trade catalogs: “Satoglass,” a catalog of Japanese art deco glass design, published in Tokyo in the 1920s.  #specialcollections   #metlibrary   #watsonlibrary 
    • Natural Writing by George Shelley 29721 is an early 18thhellip
      3 weeks ago Natural Writing by George Shelley (29.72.1), is an early 18th century instructional book on penmanship currently being conserved in the Sherman Fairchild Center for Book Conservation in the Watson Library as part of a grant in partnership with the Department of Drawings and Prints.  #MetLibrary   #TheMet   #NLW16 
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