In a new book and exhibition, the esteemed photographer pursues a passion for history and lets us see familiar icons in a fresh light
Words in Flight
Linking Leibovitz to the poet Emily Dickinson, this 19th-century vitrine, at the Amherst Historical Society and Museum in Amherst, Mass., was owned by a friend of Mabel Todd, who edited many of Dickinson’s poems after her death in 1886.
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