National Geographic : 1915 Mar
THE BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING Viewed from Pot omac Park across the tidal basin, this isone of themost dignified of allthe noble structures which adorn theNa tion's Capital. Out of its portals come the million dollars of new paper money demanded by thecommerce ofthe United States every day; thebillions of stamps that areaffixed tothe nation's mail; and themillions ofin ternal revenue stamps with which thenation collects its internal taxes. The very piece oflinen that was a baby's christening robe may beinthe bill that dowers her as abride, and may come back to her again inthebind ing of thebaby book of her first grandchild. The Bureau ofEngrav ing and Printing was designed by theSuper vising Architect ofthe Treasury. The old buildings shown inred aretobereplaced by buildings designed in conformity with the plan.