Morgan Library & Museum
New York, NY 10016
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Don't miss "Mark Twain: A Skeptic's Progress", focusing on the writer's cynicism about the modernization of America. Sept 17-Jan 2
J. P. Morgan demanded strict safeguards for the rare objects kept here, stating in 1924 that “one soiled thumb could undo the work of nine hundred years, and a misplaced cough could be a disaster.”
go/sit/play inside the morgan library (yeah, _that_ morgan: JP!)
In Morgan's Study, the Majolica "Stemmed Cup with Two Handles" has a painting *inside* the cup. I use my cell phone as a mirror to see it.
The library itself, formerly J.P. Morgan's library, was completed in 1906. It's three stories high and has hidden staircases tucked behind its bookshelves; alas, visitors can’t actually climb them.
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