Ornithologist at Work with Specimens

ID: MNH 43754A or MAH-43754A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: 1878

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder: 15

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Summary

Engraving of an ornithologist at work in one of the towers of the Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB) cataloging and classifying birds. Feathered skins and fully mounted birds surround him.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

From Harper's Weekly, June 1, 1878

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder: 15

Contact information

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

Date

1878

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Natural History
  • Personnel management
  • Taxidermy
  • Employees
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments
  • Birds
  • Natural History Laboratory
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Specimens
  • Researcher
  • Natural history
  • Ornithology
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Interior

ID Number

MNH 43754A or MAH-43754A

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Engraving

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