Edgar G. Laybourne, Exhibits Specialist, with Model of a Python

ID: MNH-36818A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1960s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9610, Roxie C. Laybourne Oral History Interviews

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Summary

Edgar G. Laybourne, ?-1966, exhibits specialist, with the United States National Museum, prepares a model of a snake - a reticulated python - for display in the National Museum of Natural History. He is painting the snake's skin on the cast, which will later be removed.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See Smithsonian Magazine June 1995 "The Object at Hand"

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9610, Roxie C. Laybourne Oral History Interviews

Contact information

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

Date

1960s

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Topic

  • Laybourne, Edgar G
  • Reticulated python
  • Reptiles
  • Python (Genus)
  • Animals
  • Models (representations)
  • Exhibits specialists
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Exhibitions
  • Snakes
  • Models and modelmaking
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

MNH-36818A

Physical description

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

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