Exhibit Case in Bird Hall, NMNH

ID: SIA2009-2197 and 43843-H

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1956

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 5

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After the Exhibits Modernization Program, an exhibit case in the Bird Hall at the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, features birds sitting on a tree branch in their natural surroundings. Honey-guides lead a badger (lower right) to a wild bees' nest.


  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum
  • Division of Birds (USNM)
  • Birds of the World (Exhibition) (1956: United States National Museum)


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 5

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



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  • Animals
  • Bird Hall (USNM)
  • Specimens
  • Birds
  • Exhibitions
  • Badger
  • Museums
  • Bees
  • Ornithology
  • Dioramas
  • Museum exhibits


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2009-2197 and 43843-H

Physical description

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

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