U.S. Fish Commission at Armory Building

ID: 95-1179

Creator: Photo Engraving Co. of New York

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: 1885

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7184, Box 21, Folder 7

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Summary

The Armory Building which was transferred to Smithsonian use in 1876 to store its National Museum collections. It is also used by the United States Fish Commission, administered by Smithsonian Secretary Spencer Baird. Fish Commission staff are delivering or sending fish of some type for distribution (not scientific specimens) from the Armory Building. A railroad car is labeled United States Fish Commission sits near the building with a horse-drawn cart in front of the building holds wooden barrels.

Subject

  • United States Bureau of Fisheries
  • United States Fish Commission
  • Armory Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

One of numerous prints in this file

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7184, Box 21, Folder 7

Contact information

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

Date

1885

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Railroads
  • Trains
  • Ichthyology
  • Railroads--Trains

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Exterior

ID Number

95-1179

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Engraving

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