William L. Brown and Frank Greenwell in Front of the Fénykövi Elephant

ID: SIA2008-2848

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Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: September 1975

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7306, Box 2, Folder: Watson M. Perrygo Papers, Taxidermists

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Summary

Frank Greenwell, taxidermist the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), stands together with his mentor , William L. Brown, NMNH taxidermist, in front of the Fénykövi elephant, tusks of which are visible, in the rotunda of the museum. Greenwell came to the museum in 1957 when William L. Brown was leading the project to mount the Fénykövi elephant, then the largest land mammal exhibited in a museum.

Subject

  • Brown, William L
  • Greenwell, Frank M
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Taxidermist (USNM)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7306, Box 2, Folder: Watson M. Perrygo Papers, Taxidermists

Contact information

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

Date

September 1975

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Zoology
  • Taxidermists
  • Collection and preservation
  • Rotundas
  • Fénykövi Elephant
  • Elephants
  • Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-2848

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 4w x 5h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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