Future Home of the National Zoological Park

ID: 2002-12214

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1890

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 35, Folder 6

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Summary

A road, sidewalks and a park bench are set among the trees on grounds purchased to be the future home of the National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C., in the area now known as Rock Creek Park. Buildings on a hill are visible on the upper left.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This is one of several views of the area taken at this time. See also Neg. # 14341, 14342, 14343, 14344, 16289, 16290, 2002-12215, 2002-12216 and 2002-12217. Original negative number is 14345, but that negative has been lost.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 35, Folder 6

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1890

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Landscapes
  • Zoos
  • Roads
  • Grounds

Place

Rock Creek Park (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

2002-12214

Physical description

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

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