Orkin Insect Zoo at National Museum of Natural History

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Office Exhibits Central Modelmakers Paul Rymer, top left, and Carolyn Thome, top right, work on a mold to be cast into a beehive for the National Museum of Natural History's new Orkin Insect Zoo as Natural History Exhibits staffers Robert Gibson, left, and Anthony Bowden mix up the resin.


  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) O. Orkin Insect Zoo
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Featured in Torch, November 1992

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: November 1992

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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  • Insect zoos
  • Thome, Carolyn
  • Bowden, Anthony
  • Beehive
  • Models (representations)
  • Gibson, Robert
  • Rymer, Paul
  • Construction (Exhibits)
  • Models and modelmaking


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid
  • Exhibit

ID Number

92-14013-1 or 92-14013.01

Physical description

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

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