Source: E. Lingle Craig Preservation Lab Blog. I have recently discovered a sure-fire way to keep things interesting in my job: endeavor to repair books about photography. As a result of the recent closure of the Fine Arts Library, we have seen a high volume of materials from that collection.
The larger than human size statues depict eight Oceanids and a pair of aquatic horses. Originally they were part of a larger set of statues that was subdivided after the suicide of the initial purchaser. After a somewhat unpromising start, they were installed in their current location without the benefit of the original design for their display. The statues spent several years as the backdrop for some of London's grandest garden parties.
He could laugh at himself, evidently. What did Edgar Degas want? More than a hundred young naked women crowd the walls in paintings, drawings, prints, and pastels. Twenty others hold tortuous poses in bronze.
It is a gender history of the American space community and by extension a social history of American society during the Cold War. In order to expand and differentiate the prevalent postwar narrative about gender relations and cultural structures in the United States, the book analyzes several different groups of women interacting in different social spaces within the space community. It examines the several layers of female participation and agency in the community as well as the gender and race-based obstacles and hurdles that prospective female astronauts, scientists, engineers, artists, administrators, writers, hostesses, secretaries, and wives had to face at NASA and in the space industry.