Film, Video Fleeting Beauty, Enduring Traditions
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- Fleeting Beauty, Enduring Traditions
- This video highlights the Library of Congress National Cherry Blossom Festival collection, which include posters from 1987 to the present and Princess programs from 1949 to the present. It is one in a series for the 2021 National Cherry Blossom Festival that highlights both historic and contemporary traditions of springtime flower viewing. The "Cherry Blossom Viewing Over the Centuries" series features three short films that showcase a stunning variety of artifacts from Library collections, including watercolor drawings, colorful woodblock prints, vintage photos and beautifully designed posters from Japanese and American artists. The programs were developed to support the Festival's 2021 efforts to "blossom safely," and can be enjoyed by viewers everywhere during the Festival and beyond.
- March 20, 2021
- 5 minutes 23 seconds
- online text
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Chicago citation style:
Fleeting Beauty, Enduring Traditions. 2021. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-9723/.
APA citation style:
(2021) Fleeting Beauty, Enduring Traditions. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-9723/.
MLA citation style:
Fleeting Beauty, Enduring Traditions. 2021. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-9723/>.