Philadelphia Centennial - Mammal Exhibit

ID: 72-2375

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1876

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 26, Folder: 5

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Mammal exhibit and other exhibits at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in the United States Government Building. The mammal exhibit includes specimens of deer, moose and bison. The Florida exhibit is visible in the background. The Smithsonian coordinated all of the U.S. Government exhibits and prepared a display on its activities and collections for the exposition.


Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)


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Record Unit 285 has been re-housed, please check the Master Finding Aid for original photograph.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 26, Folder: 5

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



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  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • American bison
  • Specimens
  • Exhibitions
  • Mammalogy
  • Moose
  • Buffaloes
  • Deer
  • Expositions
  • Exhibitions--Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Buffalo


  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Florida


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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

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