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Archive: February 2019 (4 Posts)

Les incommodit├ęs de Janvier 1786, Publish'd as the Act directs Feby. 20th, 1786, by H. Humphrey, No. 51 New Bond Stt., Etching by Inigo Barlow. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ds.07535

Researcher Stories: Mining a Royal Collection

Posted by: Melissa Lindberg

The following is an interview with researcher Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints at Royal Collection Trust. Melissa: Thank you for participating in this interview. We always enjoy having you in the Prints & Photographs Reading Room, and we’re delighted to have this opportunity. Could you start by describing where you work? Kate: I’m Senior …

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Caught Our Eyes: A Thought-Provoking Farm Security Administration Negative

Posted by: Barbara Orbach Natanson

Digital Conversion Technician Brittany Long added this image to our “Caught Our Eyes” sharing wall a few months ago, with a two-word comment: “Representation Matters.” Brittany encountered the image while working on a team that is going negative by negative through a segment of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information (FSA/OWI) Collection to make …

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

New Library of Congress Exhibition: “Art in Action: Herblock and Fellow Artists Respond to Their Times”

Posted by: Kristi Finefield

The following is a guest post by exhibition co-curators Katherine Blood, Curator of Fine Prints, and Martha H. Kennedy, Curator of Popular & Applied Graphic Art, Prints & Photographs Division. A new Library of Congress exhibition, “Art in Action: Herblock and Fellow Artists Respond to Their Times,” features selections from the Library’s signature collection of …