Tlingit Myths and Texts (1909)

A collection of tales told by the Tlingit people of southeastern coastal Alaska and collected by the renowned ethnographer John Reed Swanton….more

X is for…

How alphabet books dealt with the letter X before the rise of x-rays and xylophones….more

The Private Life of a Cat (ca. 1945)

Experimental film from Alexander Hammid (and possibly also Maya Deren) exploring the lives of their two cats (and then five kittens) with which they lived in their …more

Mazes and Labyrinths (1922)

William H. Matthews’ vast and richly illustrated encyclopaedic portrait of these mysterious phenomena across time and space….more

Russian Portraits (1921)

Travel diary of the English sculptor Clare Sheridan telling the story of controversial trip to early Soviet Russia….more

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