Trans-Mississippi Exposition, Smithsonian Exhibit

ID: 2002-12147

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1898

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 62 Folder 14

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At the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, a close up view of a case containing minerals and shells, part of the Smithsonian exhibit. The Smithsonian coordinated all of the U.S. Government exhibits and prepared a display on its activities and collections for the exposition.


Trans-Mississippi Exposition (1898: Omaha, Nebraska)


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Original negative number is 12870, but that negative has been lost. For more information see: All the World's A Fair by Robert Rydell. There are several other images of this exhibit in this folder.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 62 Folder 14

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



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  • Exhibitions
  • Omaha (Neb.)
  • Expositions
  • Exhibitions--Omaha (Neb.)


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

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