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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The Smithsonian is a repository of America's history, achievements, aspirations, and identity. It holds the artifacts of great leaders, and those of ordinary Americans. It houses scientific specimens and technological wonders. It is home to art, music, films, writings-a vast treasure trove of objects of extraordinary beauty and outstanding design.