Exhibit in Bird Hall, National Museum of Natural History

ID: 43843-B or MNH-43843B

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1956

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 5

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Summary

An exhibit case of birds shown in a reproduction of their natural surroundings in the new Bird Hall. The exhibit opened in 1956 in the United States National Museum (USNM) now known as the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), as part of the Exhibits Modernization Program.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum
  • Division of Birds (USNM)
  • Birds of the World (Exhibition) (1956: United States National Museum)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 5

Contact information

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

Date

1956

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • Bird Hall (USNM)
  • Specimens
  • Birds
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Ornithology
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

43843-B or MNH-43843B

Physical description

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

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