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Thursday, August 23, 2018


This head of the Woodnymph Pomona is an architectural feature of the 1938 United States Botanic Garden  Building in Washington, DC.

Pomona - female figure with wild flowers and a headband.

Pomona is the goddess of fruitful abundance in ancient Roman religion and myth. Her name comes from the Latin word pomum, ‘fruit’ specifically orchard fruit.” -- USBG signage.

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