Nile Hippopotamuses

ID: SIA Acc. 14-167 [NZP-0762]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1917

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 14-167, Image No. NZP-0762

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Summary

Mother and infant hippopotamuses in yard outside the Lion House at the National Zoological Park.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Notes

  • Infant born at NZP, May 23, 1917. Sent to St. Louis Zoological Gardens April 14, 1919. Male #9559. Mother, known as Mom, received May 19, 1911. Died February 4, 1930. Female #8008.
  • Scientific name: [Hippopotamus amphibius].

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 14-167, Image No. NZP-0762

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1917
  • Between 1917 and 1919

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Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 14-167 [NZP-0762]

Physical description

5x7;

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