Disc recording in green wax on brass holder, probably 1885. Content: male voice reciting opening lines of "To be, or not to be" soliloquy from Hamlet.
Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum
Collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, gift of Leith Adam
Anthea M. Hartig, the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the National Museum of American History, Warren Winiarski, winemaker and Paula Johnson, curator. Photo by Bob McClenahan, courtesy of the National Museum of American History
Chiura Obata, "Grand Canyon," May 15, 1940, watercolor on silk, 17 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches, Amber and Richard Sakai Collection.
Credit: Honorees and presenters of the 2019 American Portrait Gala at Smithsonian’s
National Portrait Gallery. Photo by Ryan Kobane / BFA.com
Ben Folds (Photo: Joe Vaughn)
Michael Ancher, “Kunstdommere” (Art Judges), 1906, oil on canvas, 156.2 x 222.9 cm
The Danish Museum of National History, Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerød, Denmark
The Zoo's porcupette. Credit: Smithsonian's National Zoo
Chief Justice John Roberts presents Secretary Lonnie Bunch with the ceremonial key to the Smithsonian Castle.
Credit: Jaclyn Nash
Green Book Cover 1940
Courtesy Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, New York Public Library.
The common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus, in flight. Credit: Sherri and Brock Fenton
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