Small Mammal House Construction, NZP

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Construction of the Small Mammal House, designed by Edwin Clark, the architect of the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, December 1, 1936. The house also housed the Great Apes when first completed. George Hyman Construction Company were the contractors. The photo is taken from southeast corner of building looking northwest.


  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Small Mammal House


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Photo is marked No. 16. Commercial Photo Co. is located at 1115 Eye Street, Washington, D.C.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 74, Box 230, Folder 8

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  • Construction
  • Zoos
  • Architecture
  • Clark, Edwin
  • Buildings


  • Photographic print
  • Architecture

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

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