First appearing in 1809 this comprehensive scientific description of ancient and modern Egypt is the collaborative work of about 160 civilian scholars and scientists, known popularly as the savants.Read more
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Learn about MPL's unique treasures available to the public during this slide presentation of rarities at the East Branch Library, Friday February 13th from 2:30-3:30pm.Read more
Take a peek at our collection of scrapbooks containing hundreds of trade cards that document Milwaukee’s business and advertising history from the Victorian era.Read more
The Floral Calendar Gathered From the Glen (1873) contains 12 delicate paintings of plants and flowers, one for each month of the year. It is a delight to see.Read more