East African Lions in Glass Case, Side View

ID: SIA2010-0482

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Exhibit

Date: pre 1959

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 1

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A side view of the East African Lions in a glass case displayed in the mammal hall of United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History. These specimens came from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition, 1909-1910.


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


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


For a front view of the East African Lions, see Negative Number 24881.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 1

Contact information

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


pre 1959

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  • Taxidermy
  • Zoology
  • Natural History
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Lions
  • Exhibit cases
  • Specimens
  • Exhibitions
  • Collection and preservation
  • Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation
  • Natural history




  • Exhibit
  • Photographic print

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Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Cyanotype; Size: 10 w x 8 h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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