Installation of New Exhibit in National Museum of Natural History, 1911

ID: 24064 or NHB-24064

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1911

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 6

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Summary

Installation of new exhibit hall in the National Museum of Natural History, 1911. There are many exhibit cases, some still empty, lined up. The first one on the left has its glass front off and an exhibit of rocks is being installed. In view are ladders, drop cloths, saw horses, and piles of wood. At the end of the hall are wooden crates.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There are several photos of office spaces and Museum cases in this location.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 6

Contact information

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

Date

1911

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Exhibit cases
  • Rocks
  • Exhibitions
  • Natural History Building
  • Second Floor
  • Natural History Building--Second Floor
  • Natural History Building--East Range
  • Installation

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

24064 or NHB-24064

Physical description

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

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