Archive for December, 2008

Yomei Gate

Posted by striatic in Then and Now
Yomeimon Gate at Nikko, by nypl
New York Public Library
Toshogu Yomeimon, Japan, Nikko City, by nel-tu
nel-tu
THEN NOW

Yomei Gate, ca. 1890 and 2008.

Delivering the Mail

Posted by Brenda Anderson in Across The Commons

One of the great advantage of The Commons on Flickr is the ability to find photos on a theme that span across the various institutions. With that in mind, “Across the Commons” was born. What themes can be found? Here’s one I discovered after seeing a photo of a young child mailing a letter.

We write a letter to a friend, post it, and sometime later our friend receives it. How does it get from here to there?


Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution
From posting … … to delivery.

Let’s find out!

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Christmas Slideshow

Posted by striatic in Collections

A collection of Christmas images from across The Commons.