Walter Hough

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Drawing of Walter Hough by C. Allen Sherwin, anthropologist at the United States National Museum, now known as National Museum of Natural History. The artist's name is next to Hough's name on the drawing.


  • Hough, Walter 1859-1935
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • Hough served in the Department of Anthropology as Acting Head Curator, 1908-1909, 1920-1923, and Head Curator, 1923-1935.
  • See also SIA2009-4242 for a black and white version of this image.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 13, Folder 42

Contact information

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


circa 1930

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Anthropology
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Anthropologists
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Pencil and paper
  • Drawing
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-4241 or SA-694

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 8w x 11 1/4h; Type of Image: Drawing; Medium: Pencil and paper

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