War Collection on Exhibit in NHB

ID: 9716-D or MAH-9716D

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1919-1929

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 23, Folder: 11

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Summary

The War Collection in the west or west north range of the Natural History Building, 1919-1929. On the right is a naval gun with a single rifle on the barrel. The wheeled object is a field oven, and the foremost case contains boards of insignia. On the wall are drawings by J.C. Chace of various war heroes.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

In Yochelson, Ellis L. "The National Museum of Natural History, 75 Years in the Natural History Building." Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. 69.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 23, Folder: 11

Contact information

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

Date

1919-1929

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Military history
  • Chace, J. C
  • Military collection
  • Insignia
  • Field oven
  • War Collection
  • Naval gun
  • Exhibitions
  • Military
  • Armed Forces--Insignia

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

9716-D or MAH-9716D

Physical description

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

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