TEMPLE OF INVENTION: History of a National Landmark
by ROBERTSON, Charles J.
London: Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Portrait Gallery in association with Scala Publishers Ltd, (2006). First Edition. Oblong 8vo. Publisher's printed wraps. INSCRIBED by the author at half-titles, "For --./ Who created and nurtured/ the docent program and/ loves this 'noblest of/ Washington buildings.'/ Charles J. Robertson/ April 11, 2006"
Copiously illustrated history of America's patent office building, now home to the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery. (Inventory #: 16293)
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