Buffalo Behind Smithsonian Institution Building

ID: MAH 9731

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1886-1889

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 30A Folder 19

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Summary

Two buffalo near a shed in the South Yard behind the Smithsonian Institution Building. They were acquired in 1886 by the Department of Living Animals, which eventually became the National Zoological Park.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • South Yard
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Living Animals

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 30A Folder 19

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1886-1889

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Animals
  • American bison
  • Grounds
  • Sheds
  • Buffaloes
  • Buffalo

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

MAH 9731

Physical description

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

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