Drawing of a Grizzly Bear at NZP

ID: 77-11423

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date:

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 74 Box 285 Folder 1

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Summary

This photographic print is of a drawing of a National Zoological Park animal keeper feeding a young grizzly bear in a cage. The artist and date are unknown though the drawing first appeared in a Washington newspaper sometime between 1887 and 1900.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This is one in a series of 16 drawings about the Zoo located in this folder.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 74 Box 285 Folder 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

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Topic

  • Art
  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Zoo keepers
  • Bears
  • Art objects
  • Facilities

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Drawing

ID Number

77-11423

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Drawing; Medium: Photographic print

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