Smithsonian Institute

Smithsonian Institute Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 136981
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: Washington Novelty Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Following a bequest in 1829 by Jas. Smithson, an English scientist, this institution was founded "for the increase and diffusion of Knowledge among men". Completed in 1855, it is constructed along the lines of a Norman Castle of the 13th Century.
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