First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare
Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Twelfth Night. These famous plays and 15 others by Shakespeare would probably have been lost to us without the First Folio.
Presidential Campaigning Over the Decades: The Mark and Rosalind Shenkman Collection of Early American Campaign Flags
Featuring more than 60 rare and important presidential campaign flags and textiles produced between 1815 and 1912, the Shenkman collection demonstrates a fascinating aspect of of early American political campaigning.
The Benton is pleased to present a changing selection of its most prized possessions that span five centuries. We begin with a sixteenth-century double portrait by the Spanish court painter Alonso Sanchez Coello, whose unidentified subjects are a well-dressed noblewoman and child.