Exhibit of Giraffe from Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition

ID: SIA2010-0481 or 28161

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: circa 1915

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

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A giraffe, specimen from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt Expedition (1909-1910), is on display in the Mammal Hall at the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History. Other exhibit cases in the background contain additional specimens from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt Expedition including zebras and an okapi.


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


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

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


circa 1915

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  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • Okapi
  • Zoology
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Exhibitions
  • Collection and preservation
  • Museums
  • Zebras
  • Giraffe
  • Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation
  • Museum exhibits




  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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SIA2010-0481 or 28161

Physical description

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

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