National Geographic : 1935 Apr
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE TLUIOCulrull iLUIIllutIc Uy JdCUU udayc THE SILVERY WASHINGTON MONUMENT PEEPS THROUGH A PINK FILIGREE The budding of the Japanese cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin is marked by the invasion of sight-seers, including many artists. For two weeks excursion trains, busses, and automobiles from every State and from Provinces of Canada bring thousands of visitors to attend the Cherry Blossom Festival. W li atonal ueograpnic ooclety r nlay rnotograpn uy r.uwln L. \v sneru A TREASURE HOUSE OF ART IS THE NATIONAL GALLERY This exhibit, housed in the National Museum building, one of the finest in the Capital City, was begun more than a hundred years ago. "Betty Wertheimer" (left) by John Singer Sargent and "'Summer" (center) by Frank W. Benson dominate a corner of the recently installed Gellatly Collection.