Caught Our Eyes: Tower Bridges in Boston, Massachusetts

This image, found while browsing for bridges in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog, lured a colleague in for a closer look.  I was glancing over her shoulder, and the photograph drew me in and stirred my curiosity, too. We were struck by the clarity and beautiful geometry of the image, one of the recently […]

Words About Pictures: National Book Festival Visitor Comments

In a previous post (“Still Feeling the Glow: Photo Guessing Game at the National Book Festival,” Oct. 26), we described how we  brought copies of photographs from Prints & Photographs Division collections to the National Book Festival in September and asked visitors to participate in a “guessing game.”  We showed the pictures first with no […]

Still Feeling the Glow: Photo Guessing Game at the National Book Festival

The author signing lines have long disappeared and the tents have come down, but we are still reveling in the pleasures of sharing photos and  ideas about photos at the National Book Festival last month (Sept. 24-25).  We had hundreds of people stop by our table in the Library of Congress Pavilion to try our […]