Drawing of a Swinging Monkey at the NZP

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This photographic print is of a drawing of a monkey stretched out and holding on to a swing. Most likely depicts a scene at the National Zoological Park. The artist and date are unknown though it was first printed in a Washington newspaper sometime between 1887 and 1900.


National Zoological Park (U.S.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


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

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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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  • Art
  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Monkeys
  • Art objects
  • Drawing


  • Photographic print
  • Drawing

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Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 9h; Type of Image: Drawing; Medium: Photographic print

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