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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Summary

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.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

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

Contained within

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

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1917

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Topic

  • 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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2002-10662

Physical description

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

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