Harpoons Mounted for Exhibit

ID: SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-2855]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1880

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 005, Image No. MAH-2855

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Summary

Hand-harpoons mounted for exhibit in the Fisheries area in the East North Range of the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • International Fisheries Exhibition

Notes

One of four screens designed to illustrate tools used in the whaling industry for the International Fisheries Exhibition, London, 1883.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 005, Image No. MAH-2855

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1880
  • 1880s

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

  • Whaling
  • Harpoons

Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-2855]

Physical description

8 x 10;

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