Hall of Mammals, Square-lipped Rhinoceros, USNM

ID: 28234 or NHB-28234

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1920

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 1

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The Hall of Mammals in the United States National Museum (USNM), now the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), sometime after 1913 and prior to its renovation in the late 1950s. The exhibit case displays three square-lipped or white rhinoceroses collected by the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition of 1909-1910.


  • Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian African Expedition (1909-1910)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


For a later diorama of the rhinoceroses, see Neg. #SIA2010-0484.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 1

Contact information

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


c. 1920

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  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • Natural History
  • Zoology
  • Rhinoceroses
  • Exhibitions
  • Hall of Mammals
  • Collection and preservation
  • Natural history
  • Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation
  • Dioramas




  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

28234 or NHB-28234

Physical description

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

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