Greetings From the Smithsonian: A Postcard History of the Smithsonian Institution


Subject:
Collectors & Collecting , Architecture by Place , Postcards , Washington, D.C.

Description:
Dozens of postcards tracing the history of the Smithsonian Institution buildings and The Mall in Washington, D.C. Buildings include the first building (also known at the Castle), Art & Industries Building, National Museum of Natural History, Freer Gallery of Art, Patent Office Building (now American Art and Portrait Gallery), and National Museum of American History. Also includes a chronology of the picture postcard, covering the divided back and linen periods. From the Smithsonian's archives.

Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Language:
English

Source:
http://siarchives.si.edu/history/exhibits/postcard/


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