American Buffaloes Exhibit

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Life group of American Buffaloes in the Mammals Exhibit in the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building, c. 1887. The buffaloes were collected and mounted by William T. Hornaday.


  • Hornaday, William Temple 1854-1937
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Similar photos: Neg. #s 4475, 5470, 14370

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,


c. 1887

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  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • Endangered ecosystems
  • American bison
  • Specimens
  • Exhibitions
  • Mammals
  • Buffaloes
  • Buffalo
  • Endangered species


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

4323 or MNH-4323

Physical description

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

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