Postcard of Aoudad or Barbary Sheep

ID: SIA2013-07836 (front) and SIA2013-07837 (back)

Creator: Curt Teich & Co

Form/Genre: Postcard

Date: 1935

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

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Summary

Color postcard of three Barbary sheep standing on an artificial cliff 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 scene: "Barbary sheep from North Africa on artificial rock-work."

Author

Curt Teich & Co

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Barbary sheep are actually a type of caprid, which is a goat-antelope.
  • 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, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1935

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Postcard
  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Goats
  • Sheep
  • Antelopes

Form/Genre

  • Postcard
  • Linen

ID Number

SIA2013-07836 (front) and SIA2013-07837 (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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