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Description - Cherry Blossoms: Sakura Collections from the Library of Congress by Mari Nakahara

Experience the splendor of the annual spring viewing of the nation's sakura (cherry blossoms) with this stunning keepsake book. Original artwork, photographs, and objects from the Library of Congress collections illuminate the story of these landmark trees and how they came to the nation's capital as a symbol of friendship with Japan. More than one million visitors from the US and abroad gather each year to enjoy Washington's glorious profusion of cloud-like blossoms and join in the festivities. Cherry Blossoms- Sakura as Living Symbols of Friendship showcases exquisite watercolor drawings of blossom varieties among the original cherry trees, Japanese woodblock prints by such master artists as Kiyonaga and Hiroshige, early 3-D stenographs and contemporary photos of the Tidal Basin cherry blossoms, mementos from a former cherry blossom princess, posters of the festival, and more. These works offer the opportunity to explore Japanese culture while celebrating Washington's beloved cherry blossoms.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781588346841
Format: Hardback
(203mm x 203mm x mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Smithsonian Books
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
Publish Date: 11-Feb-2020
Country of Publication: United States

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