Labels for the Minneapolis Exposition

ID: SIA2009-1778

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Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1887

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 70, Box 92, Folder: 15

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Summary

Exhibit labels used at the Minneapolis Industrial Exposition of 1887 for the United States National Museum's Ethnological Exhibit. In 1887, Congress authorized "several Executive Departments to lend certain articles to the Minneapolis Industrial Exposition from various Departments of the United States Government." The United States National Museum thereby sent in August 1887 articles and specimens to be exhibited.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • Minneapolis Industrial Exposition

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

From the Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum, Report upon the condition and progress of the U.S. National Museum during the year ending June 30, 1888, G. Brown Goode, Assistant Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, in charge of the National Museum, from the Report of the Smithsonian Institution 1887-88, pages 3-84.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 70, Box 92, Folder: 15

Contact information

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

Date

1887

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Ethnology
  • Exhibitions
  • Labels
  • Expositions

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Other

ID Number

SIA2009-1778

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 6 3/8w x 9 3/4h; Type of Image: Other; Medium: Photographic print

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