Philadelphia Centennial Bird Exhibit

ID: 72-2377

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1876

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

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Summary

Bird exhibit at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in the United States Government Building shows duck specimens in case. Flags hang from the ceiling above the exhibit case. The Smithsonian coordinated all of the U.S. Government exhibits and prepared a display on its activities and collections for the exposition.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

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

Contained within

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

Contact information

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

Date

1876

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • Ducks
  • Taxidermy
  • Exhibitions
  • Birds
  • Specimens
  • Expositions
  • Ornithology
  • Exhibitions--Philadelphia (Pa.)

Place

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

72-2377

Physical description

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

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