Postcard of Great Flight Cage in Bird House

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Color postcard of the Great Flight Cage in the Bird House at the National Zoological Park. The front of the postcard has a white border. The postcard is unused, but the message side has a printed note about the Great Flight Cage: "This cage contains a collection of about 50 species of birds from all parts of the world."


  • Great Flight Cage at the National Zoological Park
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


This postcard is a freestanding version of the one from the booklet of eleven assorted National Zoological Park postcards.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 65, Box 16, Folder: Postcards

Contact information

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



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  • Postcard
  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Aviaries
  • Birds
  • Housing
  • Birds--Housing


  • Postcard
  • Linen

ID Number

SIA2013-07818 (front) and SIA2013-07819 (back)

Physical description

Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 3.5w x 5.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Linen

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