Men at Work in Taxidermy Shop

ID: 6068 or NHB-6068

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1890s?

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

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Summary

Men working in the Taxidermy Shop in the South Shed in the South Yard behind the Castle . One man is working on a skeleton which is on the table in front of him. Skeletons hang from the ceiling and there are bones and specimens in jars around the shop.

Subject

  • South Shed
  • South Yard
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

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

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1890s?

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Taxidermy
  • Taxidermists
  • Personnel management
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Skeleton
  • Museum--employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

6068 or NHB-6068

Physical description

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

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