Visitors can transcribe a seventeenth-century Japanese scroll, then create their own poems which are painted into it and ready to print from this Web site.
To celebrate the donation of the Jay I. Kislak Collection, the Cultures and History of the Americas exhibition featured fifty highlights from the more than 4,000 rare books, maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress.
Through a comprehensive database of images and objects connected to an interactive map of the plantation and a navigable 3-D recreation of the home, this Web site brings the experience of being at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello to life online.
The motion graphics in this overture video weave together the rare books, maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts featured in the exhibition it introduces.
A touch screen installed next to a display case lets visitors explore an inscribed Mayan artifact, and transcribe and study its hieroglyphics.