Ostrich Family, National Museum of Natural History

ID: MNH-28163

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Exhibit

Date: c.1910

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-007 and Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 4

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Summary

On display in the Natural History Building of the United States National Museum is an exhibit of an ostrich family collected during the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition under the direction of Theodore Roosevelt.

Subject

  • Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919
  • United States National Museum
  • Department of Ornithology (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Birds
  • Smithsonian African Expedition (1909-1910)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

An 8w x 10h black and white print of this negative is located in Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 4. The negative number on the back of the image is 28163.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-007 and Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 4

Contact information

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

Date

c.1910

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • Zoology
  • Natural History
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Specimens
  • Birds
  • Exhibitions
  • Collection and preservation
  • Ostriches
  • Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation
  • Dioramas
  • Ornithology
  • Natural history

Place

Africa

Form/Genre

  • Exhibit
  • Glass plate negative

ID Number

MNH-28163

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Glass Negative

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