SMITHSONIAN Institution: Postcard

Postcard: The Smithsonian Institution Building, 1855 picturePostcard: The Smithsonian Institution Building, 1855. Printed in 1982. Unmarked. Postcard of the Smithsonian Institution, 1855, printed in color. Measures 4×6 inches. Very Good. (#22613) $10.00

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James Renwick, Jr completed in the red sandstone Smithsonian Institution Building in 1855, with its light crenelated towers. This edifice symbolizes the entire Institution to many visitors. Popularly known as the Castle, this building housed all the Smithsonian’s operations when it opened.

POSTER: Roma/Pacifica and Equal Partners (Berkeley Art Museum)

Roma/PacificaBerkeley Art Museum. Roma/Pacifica and Equal Partners (Berkeley Art Museum, Poster). University of California, Berkeley Art Museum, 1999. Unmarked. 8-sided poster/program for two exhibitions on Architectural Collaborations: Equal Partners: Men and Women Principals in Contemporary Architectural Practice and Roma/Pacifica: The Phoebe Hearst International Architectural Competition and the Berkeley Campus, 1896 – 1930. Very Good. Brochure. (#20444) $16.00

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On display December 15, 1999-March 19, 2000. One side reads: “An invitation to join us on December 14 for a special preview …” Mailing address marked out. Worn bends. Stickers used to close the poster during mailing still attached. Includes poster and program.

DEL MASO, L: The Villa of Ippolito II D’Este at Tivoli

Del Maso, Leonardo B. The Villa of Ippolito II D’Este at Tivoli Bonechi, Edizioni, 1978. Unmarked. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Measures 8.25×10.75 inches. 79p.

The Villa d’Este is a villa in Tivoli, near Rome, Italy. Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, it is a fine example of Renaissance architecture and the Italian Renaissance garden. Very Good. Paperback. (#23703)

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