The Most Micro of Photographs

On the Head of a Pin

I can’t get over this post about the one millimeter photo found in the LoC collection. It’s really pretty amazing to think about the amount of data captured in such a small format, especially considering it was taken in 1858! I’ve seen some pretty small photographs, between my jobs and classes, but this one is really pretty noteworthy. I don’t know off hand of any smaller images in other collections. Worth checking out!


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