Author: Heather Ewing

Heather Ewing

Heather Ewing is the author of a number of books on Smithsonian history, including The Lost World of James Smithson: Science, Revolution, and the Birth of the Smithsonian.

(James Renwick Jr., Sketch of the north tower of the Smithsonian Castle, 1846. Smithsonian Institution Archives. Graphic treatment by Deanna Luu)

Our Foundation is Our Future

February 9th, 2021, 12:36PM
The Smithsonian came into being around the same time as the medium of photography (Graphic created by Deanna Luu)