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Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library in Yale as well as Yale University Art Gallery are getting the Meserve-Kunhardt Collection, which is one of the country’s most historically significant photographic collections as well as the definitive collection of portraits of Abraham Lincoln.
Peter Salovey, the Yale President, said that with this great acquisition, Yale has secured its position as the premier institution for the study of American photography from Civil War to Gilded Age. He was happy that students, faculty, and scholars from across the country as well as other parts of the globe would have the scope to study this collection, learn from it, and share that knowledge.
Amassed by Frederick Hill Meserve with the help of his daughter Dorothy Meserve Kunhardt, the collection carries over 73000 items, including fifty seven thousand photographic prints, and thousands of pamphlets, books, maps as well as theater broadsides. These materials deal with the American history from the Civil War till the end of the nineteenth century and record the emergence of photography as a classifiable cultural practice. Continue reading →
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Hurtigruten has declared collaboration with Darren Perkell, a wildlife and environmental photographer, on an Arctic sail along the northern coast of Greenland leaving 13th June.
Perkell would offer people photography seminars, workshops, one-on-one instruction as well as location shoots made to amp up guests’ vacation snaps.
Rates begin from US$ 7195 for each person, double occupancy that represents a savings of over US$ 4000 each passenger off daily charges.
The itinerary starts with chartered transfers from Reykjavic Airport, Iceland to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, forty kilometer from Greenland Ice Cap. From that point, guests board MS Fram explorer ship that would sail along the northwestern coast of Greenland. During the tour, guests would have the scope to dog-sled, kayak, hike and other things, with everyday landings in villages and towns that dot the coast. Continue reading →
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