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January/February 2008

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January/February 2008

Lansdowne, the home of saloniere Anne Willing Bingham.

The Early American Salon

In the manuscript culture of the pre-print age, a lost world of poetry has been rediscovered.

By David S. Shields

Volume 29, Issue 1

Portrait of Richa Franks, attributed to Gerardus Duyckinck, circa 1735. Oil on canvas, 44 13/16 X 35 11/16 inches

Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas