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The Cultures and History of America: The Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress

The Kislak Collection represents a lifetime of collecting informed by passion and intellect.
    -- James H. Billington, The Librarian of Congress

To celebrate the donation of the Jay I. Kislak Collection, the Library of Congress presents an exhibition featuring fifty highlights from the more than 4,000 rare books, maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts.
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Captions (clockwise from left): Baptista Boazio, Detail from Cartagena [Colombia], 1589; Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin, Detail from De Americaensche Zee-Roovers (The Buccaneers of America), 1678; Detail from "The Conquest of Tenochtitlán," second half of seventeenth century; Diego Rivera, Detail from The Creation, ca. 1931.
Montage of objects which appear in the exhibition
  This exhibition was made possible by the generous support of Jay and Jean Kislak and the Kislak Foundation.

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