Systematic Geology Hall in the United States National Museum, 1903

ID: 16279 or NHB-16279

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1903

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 26 and Record Unit 95, Box 50, Folder: 8

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Summary

Exhibition of Systematic Geology, Geology Hall, United States National Museum (now Arts and Industries Building) in the nineteenth century. Includes stalagmites, large rock and mineral specimens, and floor cases with specimens. Note globe lights hanging from the ceiling, and a skylight cut in the roof. Display cases, rather than railings, run the length of the edge of the gallery above.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder: 26 and Record Unit 95, Box 50, Folder: 8

Contact information

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

Date

1903

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Geology
  • Stalagmites
  • Specimens

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

16279 or NHB-16279

Physical description

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

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