Drawing of the Glass Tent at the NZP

ID: 77-11415

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1890s

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

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This photographic print is of a drawing of the "glass tent" at the National Zoological Park. The drawing depicts a man looking into the tent filled with trees and birds. Though the artist of this drawing is unknown, it first appeared 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 Zoo 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


c. 1890s

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  • Trees
  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Glass Tent at the National Zoological Park
  • Birds
  • Museums
  • Museum visitors


  • Photographic print
  • Drawing

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Physical description

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

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