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Postcard of a Stegosaurus

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Black and White; Size: 5.4w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Postcard
Photographic print
Date:
c. 1930-1949
Topic:
Postcard
Exhibitions
Dinosaurs
Stegosaurus
Standard number:
SIA2013-07715 (front) and SIA2013-7716 (back)
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) first opened to the public on March 17, 1910 as the new United States National Museum. The National Museum was first housed in what is now the Arts and Industries Building
"Real photo" postcards were first produced using the Kodak "postcard camera." The postcard camera could take a picture and then print a postcard-size negative of the picture, complete with a divided back and place for postage
Summary:
"Real photo" postcard of an exhibit at the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, of a Stegosaurus and the caption reads "Restoration of Armored Dinosaur, Smithsonian Institution." The front of the postcard has a white border. The postcard is unused. However, there is a penciled note on the message side: "Recd. 3/16/49--$220.00." "5.01" is penciled on the address side
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection T90126, Box 1, Folder: 3
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Stegosaurus Model on Exhibit, 1963, NMNH

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
1963
Topic:
Dinosaurs
Exhibitions
Fossil Vertebrates
Model and modelmaking
Paleontology Exhibit
Paleontology, Vertebrate
Reptiles
Stegosaurus
Standard number:
SIA2010-0516 and MNH-1147
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
For pictures of the same Stegosaurus model in the 1930s, see Negatives 28156 and 33835-B. When ordering this image from Smithsonian Photographic Services please use the SIA2010-0516 negative number. The original negative number MNH-1147 is no longer correct
Summary:
A papier mache model of a Stegosaurus dinosaur in the Fossil Reptiles Exhibit. The exhibit opened in June of 1963 in the National Museum of Natural History as part of the Exhibits Modernization Program
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder 13
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Paleontology Exhibit, Stegosaurus- Armored Dinosaur

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Object
Date:
c. 1930s?
Topic:
Paleontology
Stegosaurus
Skeleton
Bones
Dinosaurs
Specimens
Paleontology Exhibit
Dinosaur Hall (Exhibition)
Standard number:
43494 or MNH-43494
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See Neg. #29897 for the same dinosaur with the background
Summary:
The skeleton of an armored dinosaur, the Stegosaurus, part of the Paleontology Exhibit in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), pre-1963. In this picture the background has been taken out
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 14
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Cub Scouts View the Stegosaurus

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Dinosaur Hall (Exhibition)
Hall of Extinct Monsters
Boy Scouts of America
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Exhibit
Date:
c. early 1950s
Topic:
Children
Cub Scouts
Dinosaurs
Exhibitions
Fossil Vertebrates
Models and modelmaking
Museum visitors
Paleontology
Paleontology Exhibit
Paleontology, Vertebrate
Specimens
Stegosaurus
Standard number:
44591-B or 2004-10353
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Note that this exhibit had been removed by 1957
Summary:
A group of Cub Scouts are being shown the skeleton of a Stegosaurus dinosaur, which is part of the Paleontology Exhibition in the United States National Museum's (USNM) Natural History Building (NHB), now known as the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). At the time of this picture, the exhibit was called the "Hall of Extinct Monsters." Behind the skeleton of the stegosaurus is a papier-mache model of the stegosaurus
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 14
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Papier Mache Model of a Stegosaurus

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Hall of Extinct Monsters
Paleontology Hall
National Museum of Natural History. (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Natural History Building
United States National Museum Vertebrate Paleontology Division
Dinosaur Hall (Exhibition)
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1930
Topic:
Bones
Dinosaurs
Exhibitions
Models and modelmaking
Paleontology
Paleontology Exhibit
Paleontology, Vertebrate
Skeleton
Specimens
Stegosaurus
Vertebrates
Standard number:
2005-2543 and 28156 or MNH-28156
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See also Neg. # 28156. For wider views of the hall see Neg. #s 2005-2927 and 2005-2542
Summary:
Papier mache model of a Stegosaurus in the Paleontology Hall, or Dinosaur Hall, in the United States National Museum's Natural History Building, now known as the National Museum of Natural History. At the time of this picture, the exhibit was called the "Hall of Extinct Monsters."
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder; 13
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Stegosaurus on Exhibit

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Natural History Building
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1930s?
Topic:
Paleontology
Skeleton
Bones
Dinosaurs
Exhibitions
Dinosaur Hall (Exhibition)
Paleontology Exhibit
Standard number:
29897 or MNH-29897
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See Neg. 43494 for the same dinosaur with the background taken out
Summary:
The skeleton of a Stegosaurus stands with supports on an exhibit platform as part of the Paleontology Exhibit in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), pre-1963
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 13
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Two Dinosaur Skeletons and the Stegosaurus Papier Mache Model

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Dinosaur Hall (Exhibition)
Hall of Extinct Monsters
National Museum of Natural History. (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Natural History Building Vertebrate Paleontology Hall
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
United States National Museum
Natural History Building
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1930
Topic:
Bones
Dinosaurs
Exhibitions
Models and modelmaking
Paleontology
Paleontology Exhibit
Paleontology, Vertebrate
Skeleton
Specimens
Stegosaurus
Vertebrates
Standard number:
2005-2927
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See also Neg. # 2005-2542. For a close-up view of the stegosaurus, see Neg. #s 28156 and 2005-2543
Summary:
Two dinosaur skeletons and the segosaurus papier mache model are exhibited in the Hall of Vertebrate Paleontology, United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95 Box 43 Folder 14
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Vertebrate Paleontology Hall, NHB

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
United States National Museum
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Dinosaur Hall (Exhibition)
Hall of Extinct Monsters
Natural History Building Vertebrate Paleontology Hall
Natural History Building
National Museum of Natural History. (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
c. 1930
Topic:
Bones
Dinosaurs
Exhibitions
Models and modelmaking
Paleontology Exhibit
Paleontology, Vertebrate
Paleontology
Skeleton
Specimens
Stegosaurus
Triceratops
Standard number:
33835-B or MNH-33835B or 2005-2542
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See also Neg. #2005-2927. For a close-up view of the stegosaurus, see Neg. #s 28156 and 2005-2543
Note on photograph refers to "Gazin," (Charles Lewis Gazin), who in 1932 became a curator in the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology at USNM
Summary:
View is of a portion of the Vertebrate Paleontology Hall, or Dinosaur Hall, in the United States National Museum's (USNM) Natural History Building (NHB), now known as the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The exhibit shows dinosaur skeletons and dinosaur models. At the time of this picture the exhibit was called the "Hall of Extinct Monsters." A papier mache reproduction of a Stegosaurus is at the center and a skeleton of a Triceratops is behind it
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 13
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Dinosaur Hall, NMNH

Author:
Steiner, John
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Dinosaur Hall (Exhibition)
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Date:
November 18, 2003
Topic:
Reptiles, Fossil
Dinosaurs
Skeleton
Bones
Paleontology
Exhibitions
Skulls
Triceratops
Stegosaurus
Diplodocus longus
Fossils
Tyrannosaurus
Standard number:
2003-15057
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Taken from a forklift, a view of Dinosaur Hall in the National Museum of Natural History shows exhibits of dinosaur bones and skulls. A triceratops can be seen at front left and a Tyrannosaurus Rex at right front. Diplodeus longus is at center
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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