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The Painterly First Lady

Not that the Historical Society Princeton doesn’t do everything top-notch, but I just wasn’t expecting the paintings of Ellen Axson Wilson, first wife of President Woodrow Wilson, to be quite so beautiful. I thought they would be important historically, helping … Continue reading

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Einstein’s Furniture tells his Story

Back in the 1970s, a series of books titled Nomadic Furniture promoted ideas about how to make lightweight beds, bookshelves and modules that were collapsible and easily reassembled for a peripatetic lifestyle. This kind of portable furniture would have been … Continue reading

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