Bengal Tiger, Male

ID: SIA Acc. 14-167 [NZP-0103]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1896

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 14-167, Image No. NZP-0103

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Male Bengal tiger in an exterior enclosure of the Lion House at the National Zoological Park.


National Zoological Park (U.S.)


  • Received from the proprietor of the Adam Forepaugh Shows on June 11, 1893. Died January 22, 1906.
  • The exterior enclosures were not added until 1896.
  • Male #1411.
  • Scientific name: [Panthera tigris tigris].

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 14-167, Image No. NZP-0103

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1896
  • Between 1896 and 1906

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Glass negatives

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SIA Acc. 14-167 [NZP-0103]

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