Sunday, November 28, 2010

Curio Cabinet.3

Another curio cabinet view from Monsieur d'Eros Selavie's collection of books, ephemera, photographs and objet d'art; Paris, 1985. Starting from the lower left corner: rectilinear, girning face photograph, Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago 1933; miniature French photographs album circa 1900 filled with erotic images; brass, light refracting viewer, circa 1890s; die-cut lithographed eye, circa 1900; American pin-back button, circa 1910; circa 1910/1915 travel books in background; (along top edge) circa 1880s picture strip for praxinoscope; (along right side) pill box; pin-back buttons; American pin-up cigarette lighter, circa 1940s; die-cut clown scraps, circa 1915; circa 1910/1915 travel books in background; (book in center) La Silhouettes a la Main by R.Theo, Paris circa 1900.

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