3 On the Wunderkammer (and Kunstkammer), see Anthony Grafton, “Believe It or Not,” The New York Review of Books , November 5, 1998, pp. 14-18. In particular, the relation of the Wunderkammer to Joseph Cornell’s work is illuminated in James Fenton, “Monuments to Every Moment,” The New York Review of Books, August 14, 1997, pp. 28-31.