FGA Peacocks Moved to NZP for Winter

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The peacocks in the courtyard at the Freer Gallery of Art were moved back to the National Zoological Park for the winter. The zoo lent three to the gallery. The U.S. Fish Commission loaned goldfish for the fountain in the courtyard.


  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • United States Fish Commission


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 298, Box 1, "Local Notes," 11/22/1923, p. 2.
  • Annual Report for the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1923. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1925, p. 60.

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November, 1923


  • Peafowl
  • Goldfish

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