Contributions of Ornamental Taxidermy

ID: SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-2783]

Creator: Smillie, T. W (Thomas William) 1843-1917

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1880

Citation: SIA Acc. 11-007, Box 012 - United States National Museum. Division of Graphic Arts, Photographic Collection, 1860-1960, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

  • From the New York exhibition of the Society of American Taxidermists to the United States National Museum. Figures:
  • 1. "Coming to the Point" by William Temple Hornaday
  • 2. "An Interrupted Dinner" by Frederic A. Lucas
  • 3. Head of Caribou (presented by by Professor Henry A. Ward) by W.J. Critchley
  • 4. Peacock Screen by Thomas W. Fraine
  • 5. "Wounded Heron" by F.S. Webster
  • 6. Dead Gull by Edwin A. Capen
  • 7. Frightened Owl by John Wallace
  • 8. Bald Eagle by John Wallace
  • 9. Fox Squirrel by P.W. Aldrich
  • 10. Humming-Bird Group by Mr. and Mrs. George H. Hedley
  • 11. Group of Gray Squirrels by Joseph Palmer
  • 12. Group of Ducks by William Palmer
  • 13. Grotesque Group of Frogs by J.F.D. Bailly
  • 14. Frogs Skating by J.F.D. Bailly
  • 15. Snowy Heron by Thomas Rowland
  • 16. Portrait of Jules Verreaux by by J.F.D. Bailly

Creator

Smillie, T. W (Thomas William) 1843-1917

Subject

  • Hornaday, William T (William Temple) 1854-1937
  • Holland, W. J (William Jacob) 1848-1932
  • United States National Museum
  • Society of American Taxidermists

Notes

  • See also RU95_Box76_096 [SPI_2150] and 2783.
  • See also Record Unit 95, Box 76.
  • Description from "Taxidermy and zoological collecting; a complete handbook for the amateur taxidermist, collector, osteologist, museum-builder, sportsman, and traveller," by William Temple Hornaday and William Jacob Holland.

Cite as

SIA Acc. 11-007, Box 012 - United States National Museum. Division of Graphic Arts, Photographic Collection, 1860-1960, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
  • Public Domain

Topic

  • Zoological models
  • Zoology
  • Taxidermy
  • Exhibitions
  • Collection and preservation
  • Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation

Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-2783]

Physical description

8 x 10;