Basilosaurus on Display

ID: MNH-28533 and 28533

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Exhibit

Date: circa 1911

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 38

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Summary

Basilosaurus cetoides "Owen," a fossil Eocene whale found in Alabama, on display in the Hall of Extinct Monsters at the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 38

Contact information

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

Date

circa 1911

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Basilosaurus
  • Animals
  • Zeuglodon
  • Natural History
  • Whales
  • Exhibitions
  • Mammals
  • Marine mammals
  • Natural history

Form/Genre

  • Exhibit
  • Glass plate negative

ID Number

MNH-28533 and 28533

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 5"w x 4"h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Glass plate negative

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