Ornithologist Cataloging Specimens, Natural History Laboratory, in the Smithsonian Institution Building
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Engraving of a scientist sitting at a table with a taxidermied bird in front of him as he catalogs bird specimens in the Natural History Laboratory of the Smithsonian Institution Building or "Castle." The engraving was published in the Smithsonian Guidebook of 1857. Bird specimens litter the floor.
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder: 15
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
SIA2011-2391 or 43754A
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Person, candid; Engraving ; Medium: Photographic print