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Boss, Norman H  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Paleontology  Search this
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
4 x 3.25;
Lantern slides
In the Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory in the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, Chief Preparator Norman Boss is repairing a turtle carapace, the holotype of Aspideretoides robustus (USNM 8538). On the table next to him are skulls of the dinosaurs Edmontosaurus regalis (USNM 12711) and Prosaurolophus maximus (USNM 12712). On the rear wall is a cast of a Rhomaleosaurus, a short-necked plesiosaur.
Cite as:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image No. SIA2012-2775
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Fossils  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 12-492 [SIA2012-2775]
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives