Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy Exhibits, United States National Museum

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B43_F14_006]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1880

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 14, Image No. SIA_000095_B43_F14_006

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Summary

Interior view, paleontology and comparative anatomy exhibits in the in the southeast range of the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building, featuring large mammal skeletons, including a giant sloth (Megatherium), and several marine specimens hanging from the ceiling.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States National Museum

Notes

USNM No. 4318

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 14, Image No. SIA_000095_B43_F14_006

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

  • Zoological models
  • Zoology
  • Exhibitions
  • Collection and preservation
  • Museums
  • Paleontology
  • Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B43_F14_006]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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