digitalproductionunit: Ghostly Voices From Thomas Edison’s Dolls Can Now Be Heard Be sure to listen to the “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep” audio track. Way more scary than cuddly for sure.
View image | gettyimages.com This crowd map aims to collect on the ground reports of the damage caused to cultural heritage in Nepal as a result of the earthquake on 25 April 2015. Every humanitarian emergency has a cultural dimension. When culture is affected, the local […]
smithsonianlibraries: Don’t try this at home! It may be counter-intuitive, but sometimes to fix a water damaged item you need to soak it in water. Due to the extensive tide marks from previous water damage, our book conservators decided to wash these plates from Exposition […]
conservethis: So, I just learned about a Preservation ‘urban legend’ yesterday, while working a preservation “clinic” at a workshop hosted by my library. A man had brought a very brittle and fragile army base newspaper that belonged to his father. It was falling apart, and […]