Drawing of a Wapiti at the NZP

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This photographic print is of a drawing of a wapiti at the National Zoological Park. The drawing is titled "Cody's Wapiti" possibly after a keeper or after the person who donated the animal. The artist and date are unknown though it is from a Washington newspaper between 1887 and 1900.


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This is one in a series of 16 drawings about the NZP located in Record Unit 74, Box 285, Folder: 1.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

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


circa 1890s?

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  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Elk
  • Mammals
  • Art objects
  • Drawing


  • Photographic print
  • Drawing
  • Negative

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Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 4h; Type of Image: Drawing; Medium: Negative

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