Postcard of European Brown Bears

ID: SIA2013-07838 (front) and SIA2013-07839 (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 four European brown bears at the National Zoological Park. A mother bear and her three cubs are standing on and in front of rocks. The front of the postcard has a white border. The postcard is unused, but the message side has a printed note about the bears: "'Molly', a European Brown Bear has been the mother of 26 cubs in the zoo."

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

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
  • Carnivora
  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Bears

Form/Genre

  • Postcard
  • Linen

ID Number

SIA2013-07838 (front) and SIA2013-07839 (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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