Peacock Case in Bird Hall, NMNH

ID: SIA2009-2198 and 43848-G

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1956

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

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Summary

Exhibit case shows a peacock habitat group in their natural surroundings in the Bird Hall. The exhibit opened in 1956 in the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, as part of the Exhibits Modernization Program.

Author

Unknown

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95 Box 44 Folder 5

Contact information

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

Date

1956

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2009-2198 and 43848-G

Physical description

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

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