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Image of the Week: [Adorable] Photography of Photography

Image of the Week: [Adorable] Photography of Photography

These precious children are using box cameras, first developed in the nineteenth century. The image comes from the Frances Benjamin Johnston collection, part of the Library of Congress’s Prints and Photographs Online Catalog. You can search for more images in the Library of Congress’s collections via NINES!

An Informal Review of the Google Art Project: Part II of II

[Sarah Storti is a NINES Fellow for the 2010-2011 year and an MA Candidate in English at the University of Virginia.] Many interesting questions about the project have been posed already, by people who apparently do have Twitter (unlike me… see the first half of this post from 2/24). I really enjoyed Brian Croxall’s post […]

An Informal Review of the Google Art Project: Part I of II

[Sarah Storti is a NINES Fellow for the 2010-2011 year and an MA Candidate in English at the University of Virginia.] Criticism, skepticism, and healthy resistance are all very well and good, but I must say that in spite of my determined efforts to maintain a critical distance from Google, the company does tend to […]

Photo of the Week: Spring is in the Air

Now that highs are beginning to reach into the 70s, it only seems appropriate to share this photo from the Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection via the Library of Congress, titled “Pastoral Play, the Oaks, Spring.” Inspiring, n’est-ce pas? Now get out there in your flowing gowns and perform some pastoral drama!