Engravings of Collection of Articles Such as Black Bass and Lord Baltimore "Flies", Gymnasium Goods and Lawn Tennis Racquet

ID: 95-20316

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1886

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Information File Box 13 Folder Smithsonian Guide Books, 1886 (Brentano Bros.)

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Summary

Page entitled "Miscellaneous" from "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington" with illustrations of miscellaneous exhibits in the United States National Museum such as fishing "flies" like the Lord Baltimore (Fig. 140) used by fishermen to catch such fish as the black bass (Fig. 139). Also on this page of miscellaneous exhibits is a collection of articles identified with pastimes and sports which include gymnasium goods (Fig. 141) and a lawn tennis racquet (Fig. 142).

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

From "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington." New York: Brentano Brothers, 1886. Page Miscellaneous

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Information File Box 13 Folder Smithsonian Guide Books, 1886 (Brentano Bros.)

Contact information

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

Date

1886

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Black bass
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Tennis
  • Exhibitions
  • Fishing flies
  • Visitor's Guide
  • Gymnasium Equipment
  • Sports

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

95-20316

Physical description

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

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