Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Poe Museum exhibition, "The Birth of Mystery."
Edgar Allan Poe, 1848.
Library of Congress,
Prints and Photographs
The Poe Museum opens the new exhibition "The Birth of Mystery" tomorrow in honor of the 170th birthday of "The Murders in the Rue Morgue." It includes a first printing of "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," documents concerning the murder of Mary Rogers (the basis of Poe's "The Mystery of Marie Roget"), and illustrations related to Poe's work.