Great Buildings of Washington, D.C. Knowledge Cards

Great Buildings of Washington, D.C. Knowledge Cards
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Great Buildings of Washington, D.C. Knowledge Cards
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With pictures on one side and profiles on the other, these 48 fact-filled Knowledge Cards are a great source of condensed information—all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards. Size: 3¼ x 4".

Library of Congress.

ISBN 0764911155

Product Description

Who was behind the effort to build the Washington monument? What Washington, D.C. building resembles a Romanesque Castle? The answers are in this collection of photos and facts about the architecture and history of the great buildings and monuments of the nation's capital. From the Pentagon to the Old Pierce Mill, this deck of forty-eight cards is rich in exquisite photography and key facts about the design, construction, restoration and other qualities of the culturally and historically significant buildings of Washington D.C. These images from the Library of Congress archives capture the grandeur and beauty of each edifice and delight the architectural aficionado and history buff alike.

A quick and stimulating supply of information, perfect for students, teachers, history buffs, and the purely inquisitive, this deck is sure to spark your curiosity and encourage you to delve deeper into this compelling subject.


List of Washington DC Great Buildings Cards

Washington National Cathedral
House of Representatives Chamber
Walsh-McLean House
The Watergate
Washington Monument
Senate Chamber
White House
Willard Hotel
Portland Flats
Renwick Gallery
S. Dillon Ripley Center Freer Gallery of Art
Sedgwick Gardens
Smithsonian Institution
Supreme Court of the United States
Union Station
United States Capitol
National Gallery of Art, West Building
National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Octagon House
Old Executive Office Building
Old Post Office
Organization of American States Building
The Pentagon
Pierce Mill
John Adams Building
Thomas Jefferson Building
Lincoln Memorial
Manhattan Laundry
Mount Vernon
National Archives
National Building Museum
National Gallery of Art, East Building
Ford's Theater
Folger Shakespeare Library
Dumbarton Oaks
Frederick Douglas House
Atomic Physics Observatory
Blair House
Larz Anderson House
Embassy of Ghana
Howard Theater
Hirshhorn Museum
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Islamic Center
Christian Hauge House
Christian Heurich House
Federal Trade Commission Building


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