1846 Portrait of the Nation National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute

$15.95

This is a wonderful large paperback. History from the Smithsonian Institute, 1996. It is as new, crisp and clean inside and out. Binding tight and straight. Pages inside clean and unmarked. Full color illustrations along with photos bring history to life in this American History snapshot.

From the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, comes this portrait of America history. In 1846 America was a young, vibrant republic and expanding in directions previously unimaginable. The nation was rushing to settle the west and plunged into war with Mexico. Marking the 150th Anniversary, the book evokes the texture of American daily life and politics. The narrative is accompanied by nearly 200 illustrations. Vivid full color illustrations bring the history of the past to life.

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