Vintage landscape: iris row

Irises, West Potomac Park, Library of CongressIrises along the embankment, West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C., 1921, a hand-colored glass lantern slide by Frances Benjamin Johnston, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Therefore, on every morrow, are we wreathing
A flowery band to bind us to the earth. . .

–John Keats, from “A Thing of Beauty

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