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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Summary

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.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • 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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • 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.

Contained within

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

Contact information

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

Date

1913

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

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

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

97-3049

Physical description

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

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