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MOZART’S CHILDHOOD COMPOSITIONS, J. D. SALINGER LETTER, AND LORD BYRON’S DON JUAN MANUSCRIPT AMONG TREASURES DISPLAYED AT THE MORGAN THIS SUMMER
ALSO ON VIEW FROM THE MUSEUM’S COLLECTION OF AMERICANA WILL BE A COPY OF THE THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT BANNING SLAVERY AND THE ORIGINAL FOLIO EDITION OF THE CONTROVERSIAL STAMP ACT OF 1765
The Morgan Library & Museum announced today that more than thirty rare works from its collections will be displayed beginning June 14 in the recently restored McKim building. The selection includes examples of art, literature, music, and American history and ranges from Mozart’s earliest compositions at age five to a recently acquired letter from the reclusive author J. D. Salinger sent to the designer of the dust jacket of his groundbreaking novel, The Catcher in the Rye. The works will remain on view through October 2, 2011.