Hey reddit, meet Gandalf the Grey
the beauty of nature: the lifecycle of a dandelion (timelapse)this is life
Norwegian forest cat chasing a fox
Who, me? Giggling at the photographer’s attention, members of an East German collective farm near Wismar race frosts to harvest sugar beets.
National Geographic - September, 1974
Lancelot’s haircut was interrupted by a downpour so now he’s Lancelion, the Glorious.
Hand knits in the Archives! These wool stockings were knit by Fidelia Fiske, Class of 1842, from wool spun by Mount Holyoke founder Mary Lyon. The wool is incredibly fine — almost like sewing thread — and those long double pointed needles look like quite a challenge to work with. But certainly nothing was impossible for this knitter who went on to found a school based on the Mount Holyoke model in Persia (present-day Iran) in 1843.
Great photos! Anybody else have interesting clothing in their collections? One thing this calls to mind here at Houghton is our collection of costumes worn by contortionists.