Realia

Red leather portfolio [realia].

Red leather portfolio [realia].

Red velvet portfolio in which Bettina von Arnim kept Goethe's letters to her after his death [realia].

Six fabric-covered buttons made by Sophia Hawthorne for a coat for her husband, Nathaniel Hawthorne [realia].

Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871.
[18--]
MA 3400 (SH98)

The History of Prince Lee Boo, a native of the Pelew Islands, brought to England by Captain Wilson [realia]

London : William Darton, Map & Print Seller; Holborn Hill, opposite Ely Place, 1822.
PML 86938-39
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This hair once adorned the brow of Cowper [realia].

Cowper, William, 1731-1800.
1731-1800.
MA 7658

Twelve lead pencils made by the Thoreau family in Concord [realia].

Two shot from Governor's Island battle in August 1776 [realia].

William Makepeace Thackeray's mother of pearl box used to hold sand for steel engravings [realia].

[18--]
MA 4500 (49)

Wood box used to house a collection of letters from John Ruskin to Kate Greenaway [realia].

19th century
MA 6062