Creators and Advisors of Fiberglass Jaws

ID: 97-9597

Creator: Clark, Chip

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1985

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

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Summary

A fiberglass reconstruction of the jaws of an extinct 40-foot long shark, bearing one row of real fossil teeth in the front and several rows of plastic replica teeth behind, for National Museum of Natural History exhibit "Fossils: The History of Life." Pictured (in front) is Walter Houck, Exhibits Central Graphics Production Lab; (left to right) Clayton Ray, MNH paleontologist; Walter Sorrell and Mike Freillo, GPL, Ian MacIntyre, Deb Bennet and Robert Purdy, MNH paleontolgists.

Author

Clark, Chip

Subject

  • Springer, Victor Gruschka 1928-
  • Ray, Clayton Edward
  • Purdy, Robert W
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, October 1985

Contained within

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

Contact information

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

Date

1985

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Models (representations)
  • Sharks, Fossil
  • National Museum of Natural History. (U.S.)
  • Bennett, Deb
  • Office of Exhibits Central
  • Exhibitions
  • Macintyre, Ian
  • Paleontology
  • Jaws
  • Fossil Vertebrates
  • Houck, Walter
  • Emery, Robert
  • Models and modelmaking

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

97-9597

Physical description

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

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