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Well, the Weather Outside Is (Supposed to Be) Frightful...

6 inches of snow! Winter Weather Advisory! Sounds like December in Chicago…

Now, I’ll believe it when I see it, but the forecast tonight is calling for the first big snowstorm of the year. To “celebrate” the occasion, we thought we’d give you a preview of a few of the images that will go up in the Photography Galleries on December 17th in an installation devoted to snow.

From top to bottom:

Wilson A. Bentley. Snowflake, 1885-1931. Ernest N. Kahn Photography Fund.

Jay Maisel. First Snow, Elizabeth Street, 1984. Gift of Arnold Crane.

Mario Giacomelli. Pretini, 1961/63. Photography Purchase Fund.

Alfred Stieglitz. From the Window of 291, 1915. Alfred Stieglitz Collection.