John Oliver La Gorce Weapons Exhibition, Museum of Natural History

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44_F19_001]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1961

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 19, Image No. SIA_000095_B44_F19_001

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Summary

Interior view, temporary exhibition in the Museum of Natural History, presented by the Division of Ethnology and Division of Military History with the cooperation of the National Geographic Society, featuring a selection of weapons and armor from the collection of the late John Oliver La Gorce, former president of the National Geographic Society, with exhibits specialist Joan Nicholson posing with a Moro sword from the Philippines.

Subject

  • Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Ethnology
  • La Gorce, John Oliver 1880-1959
  • Nicholson, Joan
  • Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Military History
  • National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Notes

  • Archives No. SIA2010-3249
  • See United States National Museum Annual Report, 1962, p. 15.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 19, Image No. SIA_000095_B44_F19_001

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1961
  • November 1961

Restrictions & Rights

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  • Copyright Undetermined

Topic

  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B44_F19_001]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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