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Archive: November 2013 (2 Posts)

Feast Your Eyes: Filling the Holiday Platter

Posted by: Barbara Orbach Natanson

Tomorrow many households in the U.S. will be celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. Holidays–particularly food-centered ones–conjure up many personal associations. They also tend to inspire evocative pictures. Turkey in many shapes and forms predominate in the array of images that turn up when you search the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog for “Thanksgiving.” But my family …

Smiling woman dressed in outdoor winter clothes holds a large, old-style camera

You’re Invited to an Eye-Opening Open House!

Posted by: Barbara Orbach Natanson

You may recall that last President’s Day, members of the public enjoyed a rare treat—and recorded it with their cameras. Twice each year, the Library of Congress offers a public open house in the Main Reading Room of the Thomas Jefferson Building in Washington, D.C. The space is not normally open to photographers, but cameras …