It All Depends Opens, NMNH

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"It All Depends" opens at the National Museum of Natural History. It included a walk-through tropical rain forest inside a 27-ft x 54-ft silo. In 1962 a NMNH expedition spent time in a rain forest in Guyana, collecting and photographing specimens to use as a basis. Work on "It All Depends" began in early 1973.


  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • It All Depends: How Man Affects and is Affected by his Natural Environment (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Torch, 5/1974, p. 2

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


April 6, 1974


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