Louisiana Purchase Exposition, United States National MuseumExhibit

ID: 2002-10619

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1904

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 62B Folder 19

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Summary

At the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Saint Louis, Missouri, 1904, Smithsonian Institution's United States National Museum exhibit includes the Langley Aerodrome, a model of a whale suspended from the ceiling, natural history exhibits, archaeological objects, and industrial machines. The Smithsonian coordinated all of the U.S. Government exhibits and prepared a display on its activities and collections for the exposition.

Subject

  • Louisiana Purchase Exposition
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Original negative number is 16451, but that negative has been lost. See also Negative #'s 16445, 16447, 16450 for similar photographs of this exhibition (same SIA location). For more information see: All the World's A Fair by Robert Rydell.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 62B Folder 19

Contact information

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

Date

1904

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Archaeology
  • Langley Aerodrome
  • Natural History
  • Exhibitions
  • Machinery
  • St. Louis (Mo.)
  • Expositions
  • Natural history
  • Exhibitions--St. Louis (Mo.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2002-10619

Physical description

Color: Cyano type; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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