Bison Exhibit in the U.S. National Museum

ID: 5470 or NHB-5470

Creator: Unknown (Thomas W. Smillie?)

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1880s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 1

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Summary

Group of Bison or American Buffaloes, Bison Americanus (Gmelin), collected and mounted by William Temple Hornaday, 1886-87. Exhibit case featured in the Mammal exhibit in the South Hall of the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building.

Author

Unknown (Thomas W. Smillie?)

Subject

  • Hornaday, William Temple 1854-1937
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See also Neg. #s 4323 and 4475.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 1

Contact information

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

Date

1887

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Endangered ecosystems
  • Animals
  • Mammals
  • American bison
  • Taxidermy
  • Buffaloes
  • Exhibitions
  • Specimens
  • South Hall of the United States National Museum
  • National Collections
  • Interiors
  • Buffalo
  • Endangered species

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

5470 or NHB-5470

Physical description

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

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