American Mastodon Skeleton, Paleontology Exhibit, NHB

ID: 2002-10662

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1917

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 14

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A museum employee stands under the head of an extinct, American mastodon on display in the Paleontology Exhibit ( c. 1917) in the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History. American Mastodons occupied woodland areas of North American from coast to coast and from Alaska to Central Mexico.


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


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


The original negative number is 29471, but that negative has been lost. See Neg, #29475 for view without Museum employee.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 14

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


c. 1917

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  • Mastodon
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Mammals, Fossils
  • Mammals
  • Paleontology
  • Hall of Extinct Monsters
  • Animals
  • Personnel management
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • American Mastodon
  • Exhibitions
  • Bones
  • Paleontology Exhibit
  • Museum--employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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

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