Corona of the Sun During Solar Eclipse. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Image no. MAH-4691

Link Love: 6/07/2019

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.

Smithsonian Magazine profiles Jay Matternes, one of the National Museum of Natural History’s pioneers of paleoart. [via Smithsonian]

Play a replica of George Washington’s harpsichord, courtesy of a new digital interactive! [via Mount Vernon

Scott Odell Restoring Harpsichord, by Unknown, 1967, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 94-1529.

Beesearchers (bee researchers) have concluded that bees can learn to read numbers. [via Gizmodo]

A self-described archives “tourist” has written a guide to scheduling visits to special collections. [via Darius Kazemi]

The New York Times discusses an exhibition of Native women’s art that will come to the Renwick Gallery next year. [via New York Times]

Animal behaviorists now know what outdoor cats do all day! [via Science]

The BFI National Archive has digitized footage of the first solar eclipse known to be recorded on film. [via Space]

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