Today in Smithsonian History: July 12, 1953

Arts and Industries Building, toy soldiers, Arms and armaments

Dr. Howard K. Thompson’s Collection of Miniature Soldiers on exhibit in the Arms Court in the Arts and Industries Building, July and August 1953. On the wall are displays of swords and rifles. (Photographer unknown)

July 12, 1953 Dr. Howard K. Thompson’s collection of miniature soldiers goes on display in the Arms Court of the Arts and Industries Building. We really wish we knew more about this.

Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution Archives

Posted: 12 July 2018
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