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Summary

1978-1979. A new green and orange banner depicting an elephant balancing the Museum on its trunk is displayed above the Mall entrance of the National Museum of Natural History. The banner, which is ten feet wide and twenty feet high, was designed by Richard Molinaroli, Office of Exhibits. Other banners designed by Molinaroli are hung at the entrances to exhibit halls around the Rotunda of the Museum. Each banner sports the title of the exhibit and a stylized symbol.

Subject

  • Molinaroli, Richard
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Office of Exhibits Central

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 1/1979, p. 2

Contact information

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

Date

1978

Topic

  • Insignia
  • Animals
  • Exhibitions
  • Flags
  • Elephants

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