American Mastodon, Paleontology Hall

images for American Mastodon, Paleontology Hall
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
See Neg. #229471 for similar view with a Museum employee.
Summary
The skeleton of an American Mastodon with long tusks stands in the Paleontology Hall of the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, c. 1917. The American Mastodons occupied woodland areas of North American from coast to coast and from Alaska to central Mexico, but are now extinct. 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
Topic
Paleontology
Skeleton
Bones
Mammals
Mammals, Fossils
Mastodon
American Mastodon
Exhibitions
Hall of Extinct Monsters
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
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
c. 1917
Type
Photographic print
Exhibit
Standard number
29475 or NHB-29475