Birds Exhibit, Conference on the Future of SI

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Division of Birds Exhibit at the Conference on the Future of the Smithsonian, February 11, 1927, with J. H. Riley, Assistant Curator, standing to the left. The birds exhibit is on the left side of the photograph, the exhibit on insects, is visible to the right and behind Riley.


  • Conference on the Future of the Smithsonian Institution
  • Division of Birds (USNM)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 46, Box 32, folder - Tamblyn and Brown: Endowment Fund Campaign, Conference Exhibits (including photographs of curators and assistant curators formally posed with department exhibits)

Contact information

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



Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Exhibitions
  • Riley, J. H
  • National Collections


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid
  • Exhibit

ID Number

17887-D or MNH-17887D

Physical description

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

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