We visited the Smithsonian American Art Museum this week. This is a series of prints from their exhibition ¡Printing the Revolution! The Rise and Impact of Chicano Graphics, 1965 to Now. The exhibition runs until August 8. Click on the image for a larger view.
Near the Smithsonian National Air and Space museum, this carousel was built in the 1940s in Baltimore. The carousel is unique in that it had four moving horses abreast. Click on the image for a larger view.
Cicada exoskeletons mixed with undeveloped cicada nymphs under a tree. Not all cicada nymphs reach their adult stage. The adult cicada near the top of the image on the tree was not able to develop its wings properly. Click in the image for a larger view.
Adult cicada holding onto its exoskeleton while its wings develop. This is a critical stage in its development as the wings are easily deformed if they contact another object. The color of the adult will darken to black after this. Click on the image for a larger view.