Work & Storage Area in the Natural History Building

ID: 75-2979

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1910s?

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 28, Folder 31

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Summary

Animal specimens being prepared for exhibition by taxidermists in a work and storage room in the National Museum of Natural History. There are specimens in various stages of preparation for exhibition. Some animal skins hang from a line strung between two pillars.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 28, Folder 31

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1910s?

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • Storage
  • Natural History
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Workshops
  • Natural history
  • Museums--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

75-2979

Physical description

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

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