Life in the Sea Exhibit, National Museum of Natural History

ID: MNH-1115

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1963

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 44 Folder 21

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Summary

Entrance to the new "Life in the Sea" exhibit (in Hall 16) at the National Museum of Natural History. The hall is painted a dark blue to simulate underwater and features a life-sized model of a Blue Whale, the largest animal that has ever lived.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building
  • Life in the Sea Hall (Exhibition) (1963: United States National Museum)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 44 Folder 21

Contact information

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

Date

1963

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Models (representations)
  • Mammals
  • Marine biology
  • Oceanography
  • Exhibitions
  • Whales
  • Blue whales
  • Models and modelmaking

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MNH-1115

Physical description

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

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