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

Caught Our Eyes: A Fish Tale?

Posted by: Barbara Orbach Natanson

Cataloger Greg Marcangelo turned up this image–a record catch from an August fishing expedition nearly 110 years ago. Greg notes, “As a Pisces, I’m always on the lookout for nice pictures of fish.  But this – is it even real??  A quick internet search confirms that Giant Sea Bass may reach these proportions!” Learn more: …

Group portrait of men and women at Southwestern State Normal School. Photographic postcard copyright by H. R. Harris, California, Pa., 1909.

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 …