Published in the late 15th century, the Fasciculus Medicinae contains the earliest depiction of a modern dissection, a groundbreaking representation for anatomy.
In 1840s Edinburgh, painter David Octavius Hill and engineer Robert Adamson formed the city’s first photography studio, which created thousands of images until Adamson’s sudden death.
An exhibition at the Mingei International Museum showcases the artistry of kanban, a genre of handmade sign that rose to prominence during the Edo Period.
Letters, speech drafts, and other documents from the ten-dollar founding father Alexander Hamilton, online for the first time from the Library of Congress.
The Library of Congress has digitized and uploaded some 11,000 slides of images shot by photographer John Margolies as he traveled more than 100,000 miles over a three-decade period.