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THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER: THE MAKING OF AN AMERICAN ICON. Lonn Taylor et al. Smithsonian Books, HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., New York, 2008. Published in association with Kenneth E. Behring Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 192 pp. with 172 ills. (120 col.). 29 x 24 cm. LC 2007-50482 ISBN 9780060885625 In English.
Extensively documenting the National Museum of American History's recently completed conservation of the nearly 200-year-old, thirty- by thirty-four-foot flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to compose the song that eventually became America's national anthem -- an artifact now on display in a new, specially designed gallery at the museum -- this book also examines the image of the flag in American cultural history.
Indexing: Western — United States — 1800-1900 — Textile/Fiber Arts, Several Media — Conservation/Restoration
Plans: 70,72
Worldwide Number: 130357
Hardcover $29.95t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title) Temporarily Out of Stock. Library Orders Accepted, but Availability and Price Cannot be Guaranteed.

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