The Vertebrate Paleontology Exhibit in the East Central Hall, First Floor, in Natural History Building

ID: 97-3049

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1913

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder 1

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View of the Vertebrate Paleontology exhibit in the new United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History. On exhibit are skeletons of various types of vertebrates including mammals, dinosaurs, and sea-living mammals. An Irish elk skeleton is on the right. The mural of "Diana of the Tides" can be seen on the rear wall.


  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Hall of Vertebrate Paleontology
  • Natural History Building
  • Natural History Building Central Hall
  • Paleontology Hall
  • Natural History Building Vertebrate Paleontology Hall


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • For additional views see Neg. #2005-2999 and Neg. #2005-3000 which looks down on the exhibits. For 1930s view of the hall see 33835-C.
  • Image reproduced in the 1913 Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum, Bulletin 80. Plate 11.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder 1

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



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  • Dinosaurs
  • Art
  • Paleontology, Vertebrate
  • Mammals
  • Paleontology
  • Museum buildings
  • Vertebrates
  • Animals
  • Mural painting and decoration
  • Specimens
  • Exhibitions
  • Skeleton
  • Paleontology Exhibit
  • Diana (Roman deity)
  • Art objects
  • Diana of the Tides
  • Painting


Washington (D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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

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