Linnaeus Tripe, who served as a captain in the British Army and later served as a government photographer for the East India Company, captured architecture in India and Burma between 1854 and 1860.
The National Museum of American History hosted a hard-hat tour on Wednesday to showcase its west wing renovation, which will open in phases staring in July 2015.
Today’s What We’re Reading features comics that promote public understanding, museum collections, a database on The Simpsons, and much more!
In her essay in the current issue of Perspectives on History, “Teaching with a Tea Set: Using Objects in the US History Survey,” Abby Chandler discusses her use of antiques and reproductions to make history more accessible
Today’s What We’re Reading features a historically inspired recipe for molasses cookies, a new trove of free-use images from Getty Images, the problem with citations in digital humanities, and much more!