Whale Cast Hung in Arts & Industries Bldg

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Summary

In the South Hall of the United States National Museum Building, now the Arts and Industries Building, the whale cast was removed from its base and suspended from the ceiling.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building)
  • United States National Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 198, Annual Report of Superintendent of Buildings, USNM, ending December 31, 1887.

Contact information

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

Date

1887

Topic

  • Ceilings
  • Models (representations)
  • Whales
  • Exhibitions
  • Models and modelmaking

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