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The First Smithsonian Collection
The European Engravings of George Perkins Marsh and the Role of Prints in the U.S. National Museum
Written by Helena E. Wright


Format: eBook, 353 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $39.95

In 1849 the Smithsonian purchased the Marsh Collection of European engravings. Not only the first collection of any kind to be acquired by the new Institution, it was also the first public print collection in the nation, and it presented an important symbol of cultural authority.
 
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The First Smithsonian Collection

(Available April 28, 2015)
The First Smithsonian Collection
Written by Helena E. Wright
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623625
Our Price: $39.95
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The First Smithsonian Collection
The European Engravings of George Perkins Marsh and the Role of Prints in the U.S. National Museum
Written by Helena E. Wright


Format: Hardcover, 353 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $39.95

In 1849 the Smithsonian purchased the Marsh Collection of European engravings. Not only the first collection of any kind to be acquired by the new Institution, it was also the first public print collection in the nation, and it presented an important symbol of cultural authority.
 
The prints formed... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Evolution of Washington, DC
The Evolution of Washington, DC
Written by James M. Goode, Commentaries by Steven Knapp, Epilogue by Sandra Day O'Connor, Foreword by Laura W. Bush, Introduction by John Wetenhall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344984
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
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The Evolution of Washington, DC
Historical Selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University
Written by James M. Goode
Commentaries by Steven Knapp
Epilogue by Sandra Day O'Connor
Foreword by Laura W. Bush
Introduction by John Wetenhall


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $40.00

The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George Washington University in 2011. It showcases treasures such as an 1860 lithograph of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in front of the White House... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Evolution of Washington, DC
Historical Selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University
Written by James M. Goode
Commentaries by Steven Knapp
Epilogue by Sandra Day O'Connor
Foreword by Laura W. Bush
Introduction by John Wetenhall


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $40.00

The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George Washington University in 2011. It showcases treasures such as an 1860 lithograph of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in front of the White House... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
A Revolution in Wood
A Revolution in Wood
Written by Nicholas R. Bell, Afterword by Kenneth Trapp, Foreword by Elizabeth Broun
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343048
Our Price: $45.00
 Quantity: 1 
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A Revolution in Wood
The Bresler Collection
Written by Nicholas R. Bell
Afterword by Kenneth Trapp
Foreword by Elizabeth Broun


Format: Hardcover, 152 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $45.00

A Revolution in Wood celebrates the magnificent gift of sixty-six pieces of turned and carved wood to the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum by the distinguished collectors Fleur and Charles Bresler. Illustrated in lavish detail, works by this country's best-known wood artists highlight the growing sophistication of American...

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