Exhibit of Giraffes from Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition

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Two giraffes, specimens from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition (1909-1910), are on display in the Mammal Hall at the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History. Other exhibit cases hold additional mammal specimens from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt Expedition.


  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian African Expedition (1909-1910)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder 1 and Record Unit 7074, Box 35, Folder 6

Contact information

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


c. 1915


  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • Zoology
  • Exhibitions
  • Collection and preservation
  • Museums
  • Giraffe
  • Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation
  • Museum exhibits



ID Number

SIA2010-0606 and 28160

Physical description

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

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