Fisheries Exhibit in the U.S. National Museum, 1886

ID: 2002-11551

Creator: Unknown (Thomas W. Smillie?)

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1886

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 50, Folder: 7 and Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 18

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Summary

Fisheries Exhibit in the northeast Range of the United States National Museum Building (Arts and Industries Building), with female attendant seated in the center. The wood floors in the building were replaced between 1895 and 1905.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Original negative number is 2599, but that negative has been lost. Note on back of one of the photos (B42, F18) indicates that the photo was reproduced in an 1886 Handbook. Photo can also be found in RU95 B42 F18.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 50, Folder: 7 and Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 18

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

  • Women
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Fisheries
  • Ichthyology
  • Exhibitions
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Women--History
  • Marine biology

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2002-11551

Physical description

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

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