Sunday, June 26, 2011

The Smithsonian

Smithsonian Institution
Washington, D.C.
Following a bequest in 1829 by Jas. Smithson, an English scientist, this institution was founded "for the increase and diffustion of Knowledge among men".

The Smithsonian Institution Building, Washington, D.C. containing administrative offices of the Institution and several of its branches.

Arts And Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. containing exhibits pertaining to arts and engineering, American history, and aeronautics.

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