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Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Also known as MNH-14744.
Original glass negative available in SIA Acc. 11-007.
Featured in "The Torch," May 1974
See also Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder 8.
The room was converted by Secretary Samuel P. Langley in 1901 to provide a natural history exhibit for children. Seen here are the large aquarium with live fish, some of the cases with natural history specimens specially designed to a child's height, a large kaleidoscope with live fish swimming in a tank at its end, and the decorative wall stencils and ceiling designed by Grace Lincoln Temple. The room was intended by Secretary Langley to inspire children in the study of the natural world.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: May 1974, Image No. 14744
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
SIA RU000371 
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