School Children Viewing the First Bison at the National Zoo

ID: 2003-19498

Creator: Johnston, Frances Benjamin 1864-1952

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1899

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015 Box 2 Folder October 1989

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Summary

A group of school children in 1899 viewing the first bison at the National Zoological Park.

Author

Johnston, Frances Benjamin 1864-1952

Subject

  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.) Early History

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in Torch, October 1989

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 98-015 Box 2 Folder October 1989

Contact information

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

Date

1899

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Mammals
  • American bison
  • Buffaloes
  • Museums
  • Children
  • Zoos
  • Zoo visitors
  • Museum visitors
  • Buffalo

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

2003-19498

Physical description

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

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