Film, Video Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as a Living Symbol of Friendship
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- Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as a Living Symbol of Friendship
- Members of the Library's team for "Sakura: Cherry Blossom as Living Symbols of Friendship" exhibition lead a gallery tour while discussing the special collections that illuminate the history of Washington's landmark cherry trees, the significance of cherry blossoms in Japan, and their continuing resonance in American culture and for Washingtonians in particular. Dating from the 18th to 21st centuries, the collection highlights include exquisite watercolor drawings of original blossom varieties, Japanese color woodblock prints and books, manuscripts, and an array of photographs, cartoons, posters, and other printed ephemera.
- August 14, 2012
- Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as Living Symbols of Friendship exhibition: http://www.myloc.gov/exhibitions/cherry-blossoms/
- Prints & Photographs Division: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/
- 25 minutes 45 seconds
- online text
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Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as a Living Symbol of Friendship. 2012. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-5824/.
APA citation style:
(2012) Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as a Living Symbol of Friendship. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-5824/.
MLA citation style:
Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as a Living Symbol of Friendship. 2012. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-5824/>.