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View from the escalator (2/3)

View from the escalator (2/3)

Well, we went back yet again to the exhibit titled “orchids: A MOMENT” at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden as I can’t seem to get enough of these beautiful orchids on display. We were talking to a guard who said this has to be one of the greatest collections of orchids we’ll ever see in Washington and that it’s constantly changing because they replace the displays every two days. I think that’s probably staggered since we recognized some orchids from last weekend, but there were new ones, too. I guess this gallery will continue for a while longer ;-).

When I complained to the guard that I couldn’t photograph the upper levels of orchids, he suggested trying them from the escalator, which I did. Should have gone back for a second trip, but it was just too much of a hassle ;-).

This one is best viewed in original size.

Triple, posted earlier:

other sizes: small medium large original
Pierre21-Aug-2017 21:02
Un ensemble très joliment présenté et magnifiquement mis en valeur! V
Patricia Kay08-Feb-2017 17:54
Great to see how the orchids are displayed...beautiful image Helen...BV
Alexander Kazakov08-Feb-2017 11:07
Superb capture! V
Julie Oldfield08-Feb-2017 01:34
Beautiful!! V
Claude Gagnon06-Feb-2017 20:21
Love this great presentation :))
Colin Storey06-Feb-2017 19:51
Great display and image of it.
victorswan06-Feb-2017 19:26
Very nice Helen, a nice overview picture of this cabinet BV
The Heritage man06-Feb-2017 18:59
This is actually a fine display even for use at home. Love those shadows on the wall.
Ika Zinka Eferl06-Feb-2017 18:32
Wonderful. That is an amazing display of orchids!V
Tom Munson06-Feb-2017 18:26
Love the colors, keep them coming.