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Today’s Museum Week challenge asks us to zoom in on a particular item in our collection. Over the past few weeks we have had several visitors with a keen interest in seeing Villa Perdicaris in its old splendor. There was … Continue reading
Going viral, 1904 style: hundreds of letters of sympathy in the kidnapping of Ion Perdicaris, an American held hostage by Raisuli, played by Sean Connery in “The Wind and the Lion.”
A rare book containing the letters written to the wife of kidnap victim Ion Perdicaris has been put up for sale.