United States National Museum South Hall, Natural History Exhibit

ID: SIA2011-1095 and 8779

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1890

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 1

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Summary

Rows of exhibit cases hold natural history exhibits in the South Hall of the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building, in circa 1890. In the first case on the right of the picture, stuffed seals have been assembled in a diorama in a glass exhibit case. The whale model can be seen suspended from the ceiling at the back of the hall.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum
  • South Hall of the United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 1

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1890

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • Natural History
  • Whales
  • Specimens
  • Exhibitions
  • Seals (Animals)
  • Mammals
  • Aquatic mammals
  • Natural history
  • Marine mammals

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2011-1095 and 8779

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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