United States Fish Commission Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts

ID: SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1627]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1870

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 002, Image No. MAH-1627

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Summary

Temporary laboratory at Little Harbor established by Spencer Fullerton Baird, second secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries, in 1875 on the grounds of the Light-House Board. Sea-water tank to supply the aquaria and water tables on the right.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • United States Fish Commission

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 002, Image No. MAH-1627

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1870
  • 1870s

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

Place

Woods Holl (Mass.)

Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1627]

Physical description

Stereoscopic photographs; 5 x 8;

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