Month: December 2017

12.11.17 plath


Sylvia Plath ephemera including Girl Scout uniform, paper dolls, childhood ponytail, Fulbright recommendation, selection of final letters. Smithsonian.

This show was heartbreaking in many ways, not least because it provided visceral illustration of an obvious truth: she was young when she died.


12.09.17 death


Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death by Frances Glessner Lee / Renwick Gallery DC


12.03.17 quilt


Quilt made from 432 Whig ribbons commemorating Harrison campaign, inauguration, and death. By Abigail Ann Lane, c. 1841 / Smithsonian


12.02.17 society


The Society of the Cincinnati, Washington DC.

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12.02.17 pews


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12.01.17 house


The Doll’s House (Faith Bradford, 1951 / Smithsonian)

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