Aschemeier and Perrygo Working on Roosevelt's Sailfish

ID: MNH-32212A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1935

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9516, Box 1, Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews

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Summary

Taxidermists Charles R. Aschemeier (right) and Watson M. Perrygo (left) are at work in a laboratory in the United States National Museum (now the National Museum of Natural History) preserving a sailfish caught by Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Aschemeier, Charles R
  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Taxidermist (USNM)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photograph included in the transcript of the Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, August 16, 1978, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9516, Box 1, Watson M. Perrygo 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

1935

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Taxidermy
  • Sailfish
  • Taxidermists
  • Fishes
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Employees
  • Fishing
  • Preparators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

MNH-32212A

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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