Mammals in A&I South Hall

ID: 16062 or MNH-16062

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1902

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 1 and Record Unit 285, Box 17, Folder: 4

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Summary

Bison mounted by William Temple Hornaday in 1887 in the South Hall of the Arts and Industries Building. Photo shows the galleries (balconies) constructed by Hornblower and Marshall between 1897 and 1903. Adolph Cluss' stencil in the rotunda has been painted out, presumably in preparation for Grace Lincoln Temple's design which was completed in 1902. Other animals are visible in the surrounding cases.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See Grace Lincoln Temple's papers in the Political History Division, NMAH: Catalogue 258604.1, scrapbook 1. Copies in OAHP.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 1 and Record Unit 285, Box 17, Folder: 4

Contact information

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

Date

1902

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • American bison
  • Balconies
  • Specimens
  • South Hall of the Arts and Industries Building
  • Exhibitions
  • Interiors
  • Mammals
  • National Collections
  • Buffaloes
  • Buffalo

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior
  • Exhibit

ID Number

16062 or MNH-16062

Physical description

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

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