National Geographic : 1930 Sep
() National Geographic Society Finlay Direct-Color Photograph THE MOST FAMOUS MONUMENT OF THE NEW WORLD VIEWED FROM ALOFT THROUGH THE LENS OF ACOLOR CAMERA Visitors come from every State in the Union in April to view the blooming of the Japanese cherrytrees which encircle this tidal basin. The White House, flanked by the State, War, and Navy, and Treasury Buildings, is seen through the trees at the left. Behind the Monument isthe new Commerce Department Building, which, when completed, will be the largest in Washington. At the rightisthe Bureau ofEngraving and Printing.