Plan of Smithsonian Grounds, c. 1911. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Image no. MAH-27994.

Link Love: 01/22/2021

Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

If you've got it [blog posts written by inaugural poet Amanda Gorman], flaunt it [aforementioned blog posts]. [via Library of Congress

It's not quite the Jurassic Park of orifices, but scientists and paleoartists have just created a 3D dinosaur cloaca! [via New York Times

Arts writer Kelsey Ables takes an art historian's approach to the outgoing presidential administration. [via Washington Post]

Frank Greenwell Standing with Whale Skull

Thanks to a Smithsonian specimen, researchers from the National Museum of Nature and Science (Japan) were able to describe a whole new whale species! [via Smithsonian Ocean Portal

A National Archives blog post guides us through the cartographic history of the National Mall. [via US National Archives]

Plan of Smithsonian Grounds

The Prado plans to reassess its permanent collections to better represent the work of female artists. [via ICEE ICOM]

Xiao Qi Ji is growing up so fast! [via National Zoo]

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