American Buffaloes, Mammal Exhibit, U.S. National Museum Building

ID: 2002-12153 and 14370

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1900-1910

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 1

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Group of American Buffaloes on exhibit in the Mammal exhibit in the South Hall of the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building. The buffaloes were collected and mounted by William Temple Hornaday in 1886-1887. Reflected on the glass of the exhibit case is the Rotunda with the Statue of Freedom.


  • Hornaday, William Temple 1854-1937
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Original negative number is 14370.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 1

Contact information

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


c. 1900-1910

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  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • American bison
  • South Hall of the United States National Museum
  • Specimens
  • Exhibitions
  • Mammals
  • Buffaloes
  • Buffalo


Photographic print

ID Number

2002-12153 and 14370

Physical description

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

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