Museum Items in the Johnson Library and Museum

Framed Pictures, Documents and Maps (about 200 items)

  • Six life-size portraits from 19th century
  • Pictures of Rome -- 3 color, 12 black and white
  • Three Utrillo prints of Paris
  • Large prints of Rome and Malines (Belgium)
  • Note signed by W.J. Bryan
  • Other items

Notable Furniture (about 35 items)

  • China cabinet with collection of small pitchers
  • Chair with carved wooden back
  • Marble table top (brought from Italy in 1955)
  • Bed from Palmer House Hotel in Chicago
  • Victoria (still functioning!)
  • Rug from India
  • Other items

Collections (over 2500 items)

  • Kerosene and oil lamps (about 12)
  • Spoons (about 30)
  • Large pitchers (24)
  • Tea cups (30)
  • Costume jewelry of 19th and early 20th century (50)
  • Foreign coins (600)
  • US coins (300)
  • Other items

Other Notable Items (about 25)

  • Buddhist Exhibit -- includes statue, dishes from Thailand, etc.
  • India Exhibit -- includes pictures from Jain mythology
  • Statues of Greeks (Homer and Mercury)
  • Chinese wall hanging
  • Replica of Minoan dagger
  • Replica of gold cups
  • Brass tray from Damascus
  • Condiment holder (Bryan Room)
  • Other items


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