Postcard of a Wart Hog

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Color postcard of a wart hog at the National Zoological Park. It is standing on a bed of straw. The front of the postcard has a white border. The postcard is unused, but the message side has a printed note about the wart hog: "Wart Hog from East Africa, captured in Tanganyika [Republic of Tanzania] by the Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition."


  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition to East Africa (1926)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


The Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition took place in 1926.

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,



Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Postcard
  • Pigs
  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Pig, Wild


  • Postcard
  • Linen

ID Number

SIA2013-07834 (front) and SIA2013-07835 (back)

Physical description

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

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