American Museum of Natural History. Lower Hall.

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1877 -

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Historic hall.

The Lower Hall, also known as the Lower Story, was one of the first exhibition halls in the American Museum of Natural History's first building. At the opening of the new building, the Lower Hall contained mammal cases, Economic Department cases, the Jay Collection of Shells, and a group mounted by Professor Ward, of Rochester, consisting of a camel from Armenia, a moose from Nova Scotia, and a wapiti from the Rocky Mountains. (1, p. 57-58)

Sources

    American Museum of Natural History. Annual Report for years 1876-1878. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1878.

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AMNH: Building 1, Floor 1.

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Historic Halls of the American Museum of Natural History
Curated digital images of permanent halls in the American Museum of Natural History Library, Digital Special Collections.

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Last modified: 2017 August 29


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