Buffalo at National Zoological Park, 1895

ID: 85-5573

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1895

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 46 Folder 13

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Summary

Profile of a bison at the National Zoological Park, in front of the Buffalo Barn. The house, completed in 1891, was the first building at the Park. A caption for the photo reads "The model for the ten dollar bill."

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.) Early History
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.) Buildings

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

NZP neg. #261, note on back says that Charles R. Knight drew the buffalo.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 46 Folder 13

Contact information

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

Date

1895

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Zoos
  • Animals
  • American bison
  • Famous Zoo Animals
  • Buffaloes
  • Buffalo

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

85-5573

Physical description

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

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