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About this collection

Special Collections contain historical maps, paper documents, ephemera, and fine art work. It includes two original works by Winslow Homer, three early Audubon prints, two oils by John F. Carlson and one by Jonas Lie. Also included are works by Plainfield artists Riva Helfond, Arnold Schmidt, and Alonzo Adams (image on left), as well as original sketches, drawings and watercolors by various noted children's illustrators. In all there are about forty important works. A Cloisonné and Porcelain Collection was donated by the Library's founder Job Male.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Not all records contain images. If you are interested in viewing the image for a specific record, please contact the Local History Department.

The rolling image carousel contains 15 images pulled at random from the collection. To browse the entire collecton, select "Browse All" from the navigation bar at the top of the page.

 
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