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Photo of the Madison Museum, Yellowstone National Park

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Photo of the Madison Museum, built in 1930 and designed by Herbert Maier. This structure exemplifies the National Park Rustic style, using natural materials and artisan craftmanship that are intended to blend buildings into the surrounding environment, “suggesting the smallness of man in relation to nature” (Herbert Maier). NPS photo taken in 2009, available from


Public Domain.