Engraving of Humpback Whale Model

ID: 95-20342

Creator: Jones, F. C

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: 1886

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Information File, Box: SI Guide Books 1883-1890, Folder: Smithsonian Guide Book 1886 (Brentano Brothers)

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Summary

Illustration (Fig. 63) in "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington" showing preparator building the paper model of the humpback whale for display in the United States National Museum (Arts and Industries Building). Arched windows visible in background.

Author

Jones, F. C

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

From "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington." New York: Brentano Brothers, 1886." Page 47. Division of Graphic Arts, NMAH, described as a wood engraving, 10/95.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Information File, Box: SI Guide Books 1883-1890, Folder: Smithsonian Guide Book 1886 (Brentano Brothers)

Contact information

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

Date

1886

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Mammals
  • Marine mammals
  • Taxidermy
  • Personnel management
  • Visitor's Guide
  • Employees
  • Exhibitions
  • Specimens

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Person, candid

ID Number

95-20342

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 4h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Engraving

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