The president’s guesthouse has been home to foreign dignitaries during their visits to Washington. Items from several Blair House rooms will be auctioned Sept. 24.
Blair House's Queen's Bedroom as decorated by Mario Buatta in the 1980s. Window treatments and other furnishings from several guest rooms will be auctioned off this weekend.Mary E. Nichols/The Washington Post
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The contest is accepting entries in one or all of four categories: wildlife, landscapes, underwater and aerials. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000, publication in National Geographic Magazine and a feature on National Geographic’s Instagram account.