The Rosenbach Museum exhibits the collection of art, rare literature and manuscripts owned by the Rosenbach brothers, the book dealers who popularized the collection of American literature. Highlights of the collection include James Joyce's manuscript for Ulysses, Bram Stoker's notes and outlines on Dracula, a rare first edition copy of Cervantes' Don Quixote, personal letters by George Washington, Modernist poet Marianne Moore's Greenwich Village living room and papers, and the largest collection of oil-on-metal portrait miniatures in the United States. Docent guided tours lasting 50 minutes take visitors through this fine old townhouse every hour, and Hands-on Tours offer visitors the opportunity to get a close feel of the rare artifacts on display.
2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Rosenbach Museum and Library and Nearby Attractions on Map
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