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Archive: 2020 (22 Posts)

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

Exploration and Discovery: Ernest Benecke Photographs in the Richard Morris Hunt Collection

Posted by: Barbara Orbach Natanson

The following is a guest post by Mari Nakahara, Curator of Architecture, Design & Engineering, with Micah Messenheimer, Curator of Photography, Prints & Photographs Division, talking with researcher David R. Hanlon. I am always grateful when researchers discover treasures in unprocessed collections, the contents of which have often not been fully explored. Professor David R. …

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

Caught Our Eyes: A Wintry Mystery

Posted by: Barbara Orbach Natanson

Okay, I admit it. California-born and raised, I begin to shiver when the temperature dips much below 40 degrees, as it has this past week in Washington, D.C. That’s probably why my eye was drawn to this photo, which reference librarian Jon Eaker added to our “Caught Our Eyes” staff sharing wall. Although it eloquently …