History of Water Transportation Exhibit, A&I

ID: 31357 or MNH-31357

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1930s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 10

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Display cases in the History of Water Transportation exhibit hall, also known as "Boat Hall," in the Northeast range of the United States National Museum (USNM), now the Arts and Industries (A&I) Building. Exhibit cases contain models of sailboats. On the wall can be seen models of boats and above them a dugout war canoe from Vancouver Island, c. 1876, hangs from the ceiling.


  • United States National Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum North-East Range
  • Water Transportation Hall (A&I)
  • Boat Hall


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


See Neg. #s 2964, 14776, 18996, 18997, 19002, 32493-C, SIA2007-0129 and SIA2009-0435 (and 2598) for other views of the Hall over time.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 10

Contact information

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


c. 1930s

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  • Artifacts
  • Boats and boating
  • Transportation
  • Exhibitions
  • Canoes and canoeing
  • Naval Architecture
  • Ships


Vancouver (B.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

31357 or MNH-31357

Physical description

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

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