Buffalo Barn, National Zoo

ID: 81-2138

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1892

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 35, Folder 8

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Summary

Buffalo in front of its log barn, c. 1892. Designed by Boston architect William Ralph Emerson, the house was the first structure completed at the newly established National Zoological Park.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.) Buildings
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.) Early History

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Original in Columbia Historical Society (according to James Goode, March 23, 1981).

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 35, Folder 8

Contact information

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

Date

1892

Restrictions & Rights

  • Historical Society of Washington, D.C
  • No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • American bison
  • Buffalo Barn
  • Buffaloes
  • Architecture
  • Zoos
  • Buffalo

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

ID Number

81-2138

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8x10; Type of Image: Architectural; Medium: Photographic print

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