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Huntington Frontiers Fall/Winter 2014

 

Frontiers Fall/Winter 2014

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A photographer immerses himself in bonsai and penjing
By Matt Stevens

 

"It made perfect sense to combine these two things," photographer Stephen Hilyard says, pulling bonsai and large-format 3-D into the broader category he calls "mediation"...  more

 


Lincoln's Body in Life and In Death

 

Lincoln's Body in Life and In Death

Richard W. Fox ties Lincoln's body to his words and deeds

 

A history professor at the University of Southern California explains how Lincoln's body fascinated Americans throughout his life and even after death...more

 


Departments 

News Bytes

 

News Bytes

Picturing Stinky  •  Strangers No More  •  The Library Tomorrow  •  New Rooms with Views

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On the Nature of Vesuvius

 

A Closer Look: On the Nature of Vesuvius

Finding the sublime in a newly acquired pair of paintings
By Catherine Hess

  

Geological phenomenon and source of drama, this volcano inspired many artists, including Pierre-Jacques Volaire of France... more


Lincoln's Last Breath

 

Lessons Learned: Lincoln's Last Breath

By Aizita Margaña

 

How Lincoln's death helped revive the practice of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation...more


Mourning Attire

 

Fresh Take: Mourning Attire

When black became the new black
By Matt Stevens

  

The death of France's Louis XV in 1774 was good for fashion... more


In Print

 

In Print: A Sampling of Books Based on Research in the Collections

 


Postscript: When It Rains, It Pours

 

Postscript: When It Rains, It Pours

The fruits of a return trip to Namibia
By Diana W. Thompson

  

Researchers knew the plants were out there. They just needed someone with determination to document them, even if it meant trekking halfway around the globe—twice... more

Floriform

Welcome to the Ranch

In the Woods with a Canoe

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