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Picture This: The View from Above: Newly Added Photos from Carol M. Highsmith
The View from Above: Newly Added Photos from Carol M. Highsmith By Kristi Finefield
Today we take to the air with photographer Carol M. Highsmith and journey up and down the Eastern seaboard. Over the last year, photos of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia have come to the Library of Congress to be added to the ever-growing Carol M. Highsmith Archive. Highsmith's project to document America with her camera took her through numerous states on the East Coast in the last few years, and in many states, she took to the skies to capture aerial views of the land and water below. These aerial (and some almost aerial) views are just a portion of the photos taken of these states, and the change in altitude certainly offers a new perspective. Let's start and finish above small islands in the selected photos below, first up north in Maine and then all the way down south in Georgia!
An October 2017 aerial view of the Cape Neddick Lighthouse, better known as the "Nubble Light," off Wells, Maine. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 Oct. 18. http://bit.ly/2rTFzt7
An October 2017 aerial view of the terrain, somewhat away from the Maine coastline between Kennebunkport and Old Orchard, Maine. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 Oct. 18. http://bit.ly/2Ly9mAm
Aerial view of a portion of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Maine, right, lies across the Piscataqua River. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 Oct. 18. http://bit.ly/2rTIjX8
Vermont: Highsmith stayed on the ground in Vermont, but still captured some breathtaking vistas, such as the one below:
View of Lake Champlain, the large lake that separates Vermont and New York State, from Shelburne, Vermont. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 Sept. 27. http://bit.ly/2LyQWj2
Beaches on the New Jersey shore in Margate City, New Jersey, home to Lucy the Elephant. Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, two miles south of Atlantic City. Today, Lucy is the oldest surviving roadside tourist attraction in America. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 Aug. 9. http://bit.ly/2rUXiAd
Marsh area at the New Jersey shore near Atlantic City. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 Aug. 9. http://bit.ly/2LCNBPO
Aerial view of the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, a northern suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 May 26. http://bit.ly/2rVZpUE
And while this is not technically an aerial view, it certainly has that feeling as we look down on the world from Beech Mountain, known as the highest town east of the Rocky Mountains!
View of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the town of Beech Mountain, at 5,506 feet altitude, which is the highest town east of the Rocky Mountains. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 June 2. http://bit.ly/2LBN7JM
Aerial view of beach homes along the Atlantic Ocean coast on Fripp Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 May 1. http://bit.ly/2rUWfAn
Aerial view of the grounds at Middleton Place, a historic plantation in Dorchester County, South Carolina, near Charleston. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 May 1. http://bit.ly/2LymjKw
An aerial view of Savannah, Georgia. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 May 26. http://bit.ly/2rUwCiX
Aerial view of Tybee Island, Georgia. Tybee is a barrier island in Chatham County, near Savannah. It is the easternmost point in Georgia. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith, 2017 May 26. http://bit.ly/2LyQXU8
Although the Prints & Photographs Division does not have any systematic aerial surveys of the United States (or other countries), some fine examples can be found in the collections – here's a sampling!
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