Ostrich at the National Zoo

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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.


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


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


c. 1900

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


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


  • 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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