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Hall of Extinct Monsters, National Museum of Natural History, 1930s

Hall of Extinct Monsters, National Museum of Natural History, 1930s
Paleontology Hall
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
c. 1930
For 1913 views see Neg. #s 2005-3000, 2005-2999 and 97-3049.
Note on photograph refers to Gazin [C. Lewis (Charles Lewis) Gazin] who in 1932 became a curator in the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology at USNM.
View of the Vertebrate Paleontology Hall, also known as Dinosaur Hall, in the United States National Museum's (USNM) Natural History Building (NHB), now the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). At the time of this picture the exhibit of fossil animals was called the "Hall of Extinct Monsters". Several dinosaur skeletons and other fossil animals are on exhibit and a mural of "Diana of the Tides" can be seen on the rear wall.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 14
No restrictions
Art objects, Diana of the Tides, Dinosaurs, Exhibitions, Hall of Vertebrate Paleontology, Mural painting and decoration, Painting, Paleontology, Paleontology Exhibit, Paleontology, Vertebrate, Specimens
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), United States National Museum, National Museum of Natural History. (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, Hall of Extinct Monsters, Natural History Building, Paleontology Hall, Natural History Building Central Hall, Dinosaur Hall (Exhibition)
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Photographic print, Exhibit
Local Number:
33835-C or MNH-33835C
Physical Description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
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Hall of Extinct Monsters, National Museum of Natural History, 1930s

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