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. These works offer the opportunity to explore Japanese culture while celebrating Washington's beloved cherry blossoms.
Authored by Mari Nakahara and Katherine Blood; foreword by Carla D. Hayden
Measurements: 8 x 8 inches
Published by Smithsonian Books in 2020