Taxidermist at Work on Roosevelt Safari Specimens

ID: 95-253

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1911

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: March 1984

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Summary

Specimens from the Teddy Roosevelt's African safari being worked on in the taxidermy workroom in the new United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History. The specimens were placed on display in 1913.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian African Expedition (1909-1910)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," March 1984

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: March 1984

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1911

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Lions
  • Taxidermists
  • Laboratories
  • Taxidermy
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Exhibitions
  • Workrooms
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • National Collections
  • Specimens
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Expeditions
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

95-253

Physical description

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

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