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Archive: 2013 (15 Posts)

Southwest elevation, roof plan, site plan & main floor plan, loft plan, section looking east, north window head detail - Richard Buckminster Fuller & Anne Hewlett Fuller Dome Home, 407 South Forest Avenue, Carbondale, Jackson County, IL Drawing by Thad Heckman, 2011. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/il0995.sheet.00001a/resource/

First Holland Prizes Awarded for Architectural Drawing

Posted by: Kristi Finefield

The following is a guest post by Helena Zinkham, Chief, Prints & Photographs Division. The Library of Congress and the Heritage Documentation Programs at the National Park Service have named the first winners of a new prize for the best single-sheet drawing prepared to the standards of the Historic American Buildings Survey, Historic American Engineering …

Group portrait of men and women at Southwestern State Normal School. Photographic postcard copyright by H. R. Harris, California, Pa., 1909. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ds.02620

Taking the Long View (in Miniature), Part Two

Posted by: Kristi Finefield

Comments we’ve received on our post a couple of weeks ago indicate that others are enjoying the panoramic postcards as much as we are! The following is a guest post by Helena Zinkham, Chief, Prints & Photographs Division, highlighting a few more observations from members of the team who organized and described the postcards. People can …