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build your own white house postcardBuild Your Own White House Postcard

The presidential palace was a major part of Pierre L’Enfant’s plan of Washington. President John Adams was the first occupant of the house when it was completed in 1800. The building was burned by the British in the War of 1812, but was rebuilt. It has been remodeled, redecorated and renovated numerous times since, but remains a treasure house of American history. This card includes all pieces and instructions necessary to make a complete paper model at 1:1000 scale, approx. 2" wide. It is mailable, with space on the reverse for a stamp, address and a message. Each card also includes a short but informative description of the landmark the model represents. Instructions are included in the form of multi-lingual isometric diagrams.  Build Your Own Chicago and Build Your Own New York series are also available.

Size: card--4-5/8" x 6-3/4"

Design: Matt Bergstrom

Code: 31669

Member price: $1.80

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