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In the beautifully restored 1865 townhouse, experience an age where great collectors lived among their treasures. The Rosenbach is a major cultural destination—a research center that is home to one of the nation’s great collections of rare books and manuscripts, as well as a beautiful, historic townhouse filled with fine art and antiques. The eclectic 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 (designated as a national Literary Landmark by Friends of Libraries USA)
Over 10,000 drawings and manuscripts by acclaimed children’s book author/illustrator Maurice Sendak