Rosenbach Museum And Library

Rosenbach Museum And Library

The Museum's treasures include manuscripts for such outstanding literary works as James Joyce's Ulysses, Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers, and Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim, fine 18th- and 19th-century British and American furniture, items associated with important authors, including Herman Melville's bookcase and Nathaniel Hawthorne's personal copy of Melville's Moby Dick, the world's largest collection of portrait miniatures painted in oil on metal, a selection of John Tenniel's original illustrations for Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, the only surviving example of the first printing of Yankee Doodle, a complete recreation—with the original contents—of poet Marianne Moore's Greenwich Village living room, and over 10,000 drawings and manuscripts by acclaimed children's book author/illustrator Maurice Sendak.