Engraving of Humpback Whale Model

image for Engraving of Humpback Whale Model
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
From "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington." New York: Brentano Brothers, 1886." Page 47. Division of Graphic Arts, NMAH, described as a wood engraving, 10/95.
Summary
Illustration (Fig. 63) in "A Handbook to the National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington" showing preparator building the paper model of the humpback whale for display in the United States National Museum (Arts and Industries Building). Arched windows visible in background.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Information File, Box: SI Guide Books 1883-1890, Folder: Smithsonian Guide Book 1886 (Brentano Brothers)
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
1886
Standard number
95-20342
Author
Jones, F. C
Subject
Arts and Industries Building
United States National Museum
Topic
Ichthyology
Marine mammals
Specimens
Employees
Visitor's Guide
Mammals
Exhibitions
Taxidermy
Physical description
Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 4h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Engraving
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Type
Engraving
Person, candid