John James Audubon, c. 1845, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Image no. SIA2007-0020.

Link Love: 11/22/2019

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.

The National Audubon Society has launched a complete digital library of John J. Audubon’s Birds of America! [via Society of American Archivists]

John James Audubon

Conservators discuss the challenges posed by very, very big museum objects. [via The Conservators’ Podcast]

Long-neglected recipes from ancient Babylonia have been recently rediscovered, and cooked! [via K. Tempest Bradford]

Hyperallergic highlights flood recovery efforts at cultural heritage sites in Venice. [via Preservation Week]

21st-century technologies have uncovered hidden details beneath a 500-year-old da Vinci painting! [via National Gallery]

left to right: Norman R. F. (Raymond Frederick) Maier (1900-1977), Nathan M. Glaser (d. 2011), and Barbara Jean Sherburne (Stewart) (b. 1914)

Smithsonian Magazine discusses Paleobiologist’s Best Friend: rats. [via Smithsonian]

The Met shows how an etching is made! [via Metropolitan Museum of Art]

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