The fascinating art of paper engineering is the focus of a new exhibit that is on display in the Libraries’ gallery at the National Museum of American History, Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop, and Turn.
Month: August 2010
For some, the new school year has already begun. For others, it will soon be here.
Textile Novelties, a trade catalog by J. B. Patterson & Co., gives us a look into 1892 and the styles of school bags over one hundred years ago . . .
Buist Seed Company, Buist's Garden Guide and Almanac, 1896. August is National Golf Month. The Libraries has a great quantity of seed catalogs in its trade literature collection, which tell more »
Martin Luther King, Jr., Gracie Mansion, Rev. Martin Luther King press conference / World Telegram & Sun photo by Dick DeMarsico. 1964 July 30. Source: Library of Congress Prints and more »
. . . walking . . . and riding and posing . . . Muellers Stockmen's Supplies Catalog, from the Libraries' trade literature collection, features a full array of gear more »
From cave paintings to modern video artists have been inspired by dogs and illustrated their gratitude through all artistic medium. The Smithsonian American Art/National Portrait Gallery Library holds monographs on the subject of dogs in art.
I’m writing from the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Gothenburg Sweden. It’s Saturday, Aug. 14, with only one more day to go.