Robert J. Emry and Hyracotherium Skeleton

ID: 95-1207

Creator: Krantz, Victor

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1985

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: May 1985

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Summary

The skeleton of a Hyracotherium, a tiny horse that heralded one of the major evolutionary trends of the age of mammals - the move to grazing - from the National Museum of Natural History's new exhibit "Mammals in the Limelight," opening May 30, 1985. In the background is Robert Emry, Curator of fossil mammals in the Department of Paleobiology, who was in charge of the planning committee for the hall.

Subject

  • Emry, Robert J
  • Mammals in the Limelight (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Paleobiology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," May 1985.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: May 1985

Contact information

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

Date

1985

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Topic

  • Curators
  • Animals
  • Paleoontology
  • Specimens
  • Exhibitions
  • Mammals, Fossils
  • Skeleton
  • Museums
  • Mammals
  • Paleobiology
  • Museum curators

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object
  • Person, candid

ID Number

95-1207

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Object; Medium: Photographic print

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