Link Love: 6/11/2010

Objects damaged in the 2010 earthquake, awaiting conservation efforts, Photo by Hugh Shockey, Creati

  • Updates on the Smithsonian’s efforts to help restore and recover art in Haiti: a Facebook travel diary from one of the institution’s conservators and Flickr photo stream of the group’s work. [via Around the Mall]
  • A whole heap of rare American silent films, including a film by famous director John Ford thought to be completely lost, have been found in a New Zealand archive and will soon be returned to the US National Film Preservation Foundation. Below, check out clips from The Sergeant (Selig Polyscope Company, 1910), the first film preserved through the American partnership announced today with the New Zealand Film Archive.


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