Ostrich at the National Zoo

ID: MAH-17740 or 17740 or 95-48

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1900s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 48, Folder: 19

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Summary

Ostrich in the yard of the temporary Bird House, which was erected by Hornblower and Marshall in 1900. Visible in the background is the Eland House (1913?), where the hoofed stock were kept.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.) Buildings
  • Bird House (NZP)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 48, Folder: 19

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1900

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Animals
  • Animal cages
  • Zoo exhibits
  • Birds
  • Ostriches
  • Zoos
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)--Eland House
  • Ostriches
  • Zoos
  • Animal cages
  • Zoo exhibits

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

MAH-17740 or 17740 or 95-48

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8x10; Type of Image: Animal, candid; Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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