Life in the Sea Exhibit, National Museum of Natural History

ID: 98-4305

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1962

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 21, and Box 58, Folder 14

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Summary

Taxidermist/model maker John Widener working on the cast model of the Blue whale, the largest animal that has ever lived, which is to be featured in the new "Life in the Sea" exhibit in the National Museum of Natural History.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 21, and Box 58, Folder 14

Contact information

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

Date

1962

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • Widener, John
  • Oceans
  • Scaffolding
  • Whales
  • Models (representations)
  • Exhibitions
  • Mammals
  • Blue whales
  • Whale
  • Models and modelmaking
  • Oceanography

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid
  • Exhibit

ID Number

98-4305

Physical description

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

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