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Exhibited and stored at 21 historic sites across the country, the National Trust’s collection of more than 60,000 historic objects and works of art spans centuries, regions, continents, and styles. With a simple search, you can cross the threshold of mid-century modern house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, examine the lives of those who lived in and worked on 19th century plantation estates, or view the artistic process on display at the studios of famous American artists. From basic kitchen tools to elaborate furnishings and design, these objects come together to reveal a dynamic history of American art and architecture while showcasing the ordinary details of daily life in a diverse nation.