Pictured is Marie Curie's experimental notebook - which after almost a hundred years, is still incredibly radioactive! All of her notes and books can only be handled safely using radiation gear and are stored in lead lined boxes.
Leonard Wells Volk (1828–1895). Life Mask of Abraham Lincoln, 1860, cast 1886. Artist: Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American, 1848–1907). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Jonathan L. Cohen and Allison B. Morrow Gift and Friends of the American Wing Fund, 2007 (2007.185.2)
"Unlike Swinburne, Douglas never wearies. Unlike Rossetti, he is never concerned merely with verbal felicities. Unlike Browning, he never lacks the lucidity of expression. Unlike Wilde, he is never the showman, but always the poet. Whatever may be his personal eccentricities, he sublimates them in art. In spite of private quarrels and public scandals, in spite of political feuds and literary vendettas, malice cannot gainsay