This is a great old photo of Lotos Lantern Tea House at 17th and G St. NW.
Washington, D.C., circa 1922. “Lotos Lantern.” Miss Steger’s tea house at 731 17th Street. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
Here is another view of the building. You can see it on the far right.
Washington, D.C., circa 1916. An uncaptioned street scene showing a Red Cross building, a “Dermatological Institute,” a handicraft school and the Lotos Lantern Tea House. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.
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