Cornell records impressions of his dreams from the night of May 17, 1946, written in pencil on a page torn from a magazine. The page features an advertisement for a lamp collection sold by Carson Pirie Scott & Co. On verso is another ad, for Kellogg stationery.
Joseph Cornell diary entry, 1946 May 17. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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