Return to the Sea Exhibit, NHB

ID: MNH-1261 or MNH1261

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1964

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 11

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Summary

At a special exhibit entitled "Return to the Sea," visitors stand before display units, some of which are mechanically operated. The exhibit highlights career opportunities in the fields of oceanography and ocean engineering. Visitors also learn how the sea is being studied for new, as yet unexploited, benefits to mankind. The exhibit, which opened February 19, 1964, is part of the National Museum of Natural History's Hall of Life in the Sea.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Life in the Sea Hall (Exhibition) (1963: United States National Museum)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 11

Contact information

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

Date

1964

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Return to the Sea (Exhibition)
  • Ocean engineering
  • Museums
  • Oceanography
  • Exhibitions
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MNH-1261 or MNH1261

Physical description

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

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