An Australian dingo on display in the National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC. The dingo had out competed its rival, the Tasmanian tiger, which went extinct 80 years ago. The image of this animal is printed on the backdrop. Click on the image for a larger view.
As I posted before, the National Portrait Gallery in one of my favorite places in Washington. The building is a warren of rooms and galleries, covering so many styles and eras. This gallery is near the top floors of the building. Click on the image for a larger view.
The Willard Hotel in Washington DC. The first diplomatic delegation from the Japanese government stayed here. The hotel is Pennsylvania Avenue, close to the White House. This is also the site of the last negotiations among States to prevent the US Civil War. Click on the image for larger view.