Ethnology Exhibit in West Hall of A&I Building

ID: 18955 or 16245 or 16245 (MNH) or NHB-16245

Creator: Unknown (Thomas W. Smillie?)

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1904

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 13

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Summary

The West Hall of the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building, with Ethnology exhibit. The Chinese Archway is in the center and Anthropology dioramas are along the aisles. Exhibits can also be seen on the balconies above the hall.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Ethnology was gone from A&I by 1914 (USNM R 1914, p. 46). Similar to images in USNM R 1903, plates 25, 26.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 13

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1904

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Balconies
  • West Hall
  • Ethnology
  • Exhibitions
  • Anthropology
  • Interiors
  • National Collections
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Arts and Industries Building--West Hall

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

18955 or 16245 or 16245 (MNH) or NHB-16245

Physical description

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

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