Caught Our Eyes: Perspective on a Patriotic Parade

Prints and Photographs Division cataloging specialist Arden Alexander spotted this 1917 photograph, which is rich in detail and perspective. Arden comments: The photographer leaned out a window over Fifth Avenue to capture this aerial view of a military parade in New York City during World War I.  This image caught my eye because of its […]

Caught Our Eyes: An Engineering Marvel

This item from the Popular Graphic Arts collection recently caught the eye of Phil Michel,  Digital Conversion Coordinator in the Prints & Photographs Division. Phil commented, “Early engineering marvels often catch my eye. Some of the ships, buildings, bridges, tunnels, etc., that were built in the industrial age were just phenomenal in their scale. I […]