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Blank Postcard of a Rhinoceros at the Zoo

Creator:
Capitol Souvenir Company
Title:
Blank Postcard of a Rhinoceros at the Zoo
Date:
1948
Notes:
The postcard is numbered 78715. Produced by Capitol Souvenir Co., Inc., Washington, D.C
This postcard is part of a pack of "18 Selected Post Cards 25 National Zoological Park Washington, D.C." Today there are only 15 postcards in the pack. For other postcards from this pack, see Negatives SIA2013-01238 through SIA2013-01241; SIA2013-06599 through SIA2013-06622
Summary:
Blank postcard of a rhinoceros at the National Zoological Park. The rhinoceros is standing in its enclosure with its head lifted towards the sky and its mouth open. The message side is blank, but it has a printed note: "Rhinoceros--A large massively built animal allied to the elephant and distinguished by one or two horns, composed of modified hairs, on the nose. Habitat, Tropical Africa and Asia." The front has a white border
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Topics:
Postcard, Zoos, Rhinoceroses, Animals
Subject:
National Zoological Park (U.S.)
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Form/Genre:
Postcard, Linen
Local Number:
SIA2013-06623 (front) and SIA2013-06624 (back)
Physical Description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 5.5w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Linen
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!13817~!0#focus
Blank Postcard of a Rhinoceros at the Zoo, by Capitol Souvenir Company, 1948, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, SIA2013-06623 (front) and SIA2013-06624 (back).
Blank Postcard of a Rhinoceros at the Zoo, by Capitol Souvenir Company, 1948, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, SIA2013-06623 (front) and SIA2013-06624 (back).

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