Smithsonian Institution Libraries in the Service of Science

November 22, 2002 – June 3, 2005

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

Ground Floor, East Side of Constitution Ave. Lobby Floor Plan

On view in this case is a life-size, color illustration of a green-backed golden pheasant, found in the library-bound A Monograph of the Phasianidae or Family of the Pheasants (1872) by Daniel Giraud Elliot. These illustrations are still being used today as a reference by scientists.