If you don’t have a white picket fence to dupe some neighborhood kids into painting, why not check out some books from the Libraries’ collections by and about pseudonymous birthday boy Mark Twain?
Month: November 2010
The Preservation Department is pleased to welcome our new conservator Katie Wagner, who joined us October 25th.
In November, Keri Thompson and Martin Kalfatovic attended technical meetings related to the Biodiversity Heritage Library China node. Thompson and Kalfatovic accompanied BHL Technical Director, Chris Freeland (Missouri Botanical Garden) to the more »
As we can see in Animal life in fact, fancy and fun, Giraud was a master at creating colorful animal figures that pop-up and can be viewed from multiple angles when the page is opened.
Yesterday, November 26, was National Cake Day. Now who thought that was a good idea, so close to Thanksgiving? Why not National Pie Day?
To teach children the stretch of fingers necessary to play a full-sized piano, the keys on these toy pianos were spaced the same distance apart as the keys on a full-sized piano.
The Smithsonian American Art/National Portrait Gallery Library houses two issues, November 29, 1862 and December 3, 1864, of Harper’s Weekly containing illustrations depicting troops celebrating Thanksgiving at the front. The illustrations were done for the newspaper by Winslow Homer (1836-1910), who is regarded as one of America’s finest artists.