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Exhibition Preparation - Based on scientific field work and research, Museum artists, preparators and taxidermists have worked to create permanent halls and special exhibits.
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(67062) Sister and Sammy Keith collecting tadpoles for Trailside Museum (67069) Visitors from Boston studying exhibits to copy them, Trailside Museum (67071) Regional Museum Directors meeting, Trailside Museum (72218) Museum staff cleaning elephant skin (72219) Museum staff cleaning elephant skin
Sister and Sammy Keith collecting tadpoles for Tra...
274855 Jul 08, 1931
Visitors from Boston studying exhibits to copy the...
274862 Jul 02, 1931
Regional Museum Directors meeting, Trailside Museum
274864 Jul 01, 1931
Museum staff cleaning elephant skin
280022 Jun 1933
Museum staff cleaning elephant skin
280023 Jun 1933
(73236) Museum staff mounting Rhinoceros and Indian Elephant (73237) Museum staff painting background and mounting animals for Tiger Group, Asian Hall (73238) Preparing African Buffalo Group (74356) Wooden framework, first stage for mounting elephant (75220) Museum staff mounting Elephant, Fifth Floor Preparation
Museum staff mounting Rhinoceros and Indian Elephant
281095 Feb 1934
Museum staff painting background and mounting anim...
281096 Feb 1934
Preparing African Buffalo Group
281097 Feb 1934
Wooden framework, first stage for mounting elephant
282213 Jun 1934
Museum staff mounting Elephant, Fifth Floor Prepar...
283076 Mar 1935
(75221) Museum staff preparing African Lion Group (81782) Museum staff moving Brontosaurus skeleton (82534) Museum staff moving Brontosaurus skeleton (82535) Museum staff moving Brontosaurus skeleton (83196) Armin Schmidt inserting tow body into skin for mounting bird
Museum staff preparing African Lion Group
283077 Mar 1935
Museum staff moving Brontosaurus skeleton
289651 Jun 1938
Museum staff moving Brontosaurus skeleton
290403 Aug 1938
Museum staff moving Brontosaurus skeleton
290404 Aug 1938
Armin Schmidt inserting tow body into skin for mou...
291065 Feb 1939
(83197) Mr. Armin Schmidt closing skin over the tow body for mounting bird (83198) Raymond B. Potter prepares birds for mounting (83202) Mr. Christensen applies skin of a roan antelope to manikin (83203) Paul Wright working on sketch model of American Bison Group (89027) Posed Grizzly Bear attack during construction of Grizzly Bear Group
Mr. Armin Schmidt closing skin over the tow body f...
291066 Feb 1939
Raymond B. Potter prepares birds for mounting
291067 Feb 1939
Mr. Christensen applies skin of a roan antelope to...
291071 Feb 1939
Paul Wright working on sketch model of American Bi...
291072 Feb 1939
Posed Grizzly Bear attack during construction of G...
296899 1941
(89050) Glass blower Herman O. Mueller and photographer Charles H. Coles, photographing radiolarian (90635) Fred Scherer installing Birds of Paradise Group (90636) Scherer and Tornell preparing Birds of Paradise Group (90637) Mr. Potter mounting Bird of Paradise (90639) Mounting Birds of Paradise
Glass blower Herman O. Mueller and photographer Ch...
296922 Oct 1942
Fred Scherer installing Birds of Paradise Group
298477 Feb 1945
Scherer and Tornell preparing Birds of Paradise Group
298478 Feb 1945
Mr. Potter mounting Bird of Paradise
298479 Feb 1945
Mounting Birds of Paradise
298481 Feb 1945
(90642) Raymond Potter mounting Birds of Paradise (91263) George Adams mounting (91360) Stage 13 of mounting a skeleton (91647) Positioning of Timber Wolf skeleton for mounting (91649) Plaster of paris applied to Timber Wolf skeleton in modeling process
Raymond Potter mounting Birds of Paradise
298484 Feb 1945
George Adams mounting "Raffles", the talking crow
299096 Nov 1946
Stage 13 of mounting a skeleton
299192 1945
Positioning of Timber Wolf skeleton for mounting
299479 Oct 1947
Plaster of paris applied to Timber Wolf skeleton i...
299481 Oct 1947
(91652) Modeling and mounting process of Timber Wolf (91653) Mounting and modeling process of Timber Wolf (91654) Mold for mounting Timber Wolf model completed (91654) Mold for mounting Timber Wolf model completed (91654) Mold for mounting Timber Wolf model completed
Modeling and mounting process of Timber Wolf
299484 Oct 1947
Mounting and modeling process of Timber Wolf
299485 Oct 1947
Mold for mounting Timber Wolf model completed
299486 Oct 1947
Mold for mounting Timber Wolf model completed
299486 Oct 1947
Mold for mounting Timber Wolf model completed
299486 Oct 1947
(91659) Completed paper manikin for Timber Wolf mounting (91662) Mounting of Timber Wolf completed and ready for installation in North American Mammal Hall (94622) Taxidermist George Adams constructing Moa, Moa construction series (94634) Taxidermist George Adams constructing Moa foundation, Moa construction series (94635) Taxidermist George Adams constructing Moa foundation, Moa construction series
Completed paper manikin for Timber Wolf mounting
299491 Dec 1947
Mounting of Timber Wolf completed and ready for in...
299494 Dec 1947
Taxidermist George Adams constructing Moa, Moa con...
2A2571 May 1951
Taxidermist George Adams constructing Moa foundati...
2A2583 Jun 1951
Taxidermist George Adams constructing Moa foundati...
2A2584 Jun 1951
(94639) Taxidermist George Adams constructing Moa, Moa construction series (94640) Construction of Moa, Moa construction series (94641) Taxidermist George Adams constructing Moa, Moa construction series (94642) Completed taxidermy of Moa, Moa construction series (94740) Museum staff installing Sauropod Dinosaur tracks from Texas, Jurassic Dinosaur Hall
Taxidermist George Adams constructing Moa, Moa con...
2A2588 Mar 1952
Construction of Moa, Moa construction series
2A2589 Apr 1952
Taxidermist George Adams constructing Moa, Moa con...
2A2590 Apr 1952
Completed taxidermy of Moa, Moa construction series
2A2591 Apr 1952
Museum staff installing Sauropod Dinosaur tracks f...
2A2689 Apr 1952
(94741) Museum staff installing Sauropod Dinosaur tracks from Texas, Jurassic Dinosaur Hall (95128) Museum staff installing Sauropod Dinosaur tracks from Texas, Jurassic Dinosaur Hall (95129) Museum staff applying base for installation of Sauropod Dinosaur tracks from Texas, Jurassic Dinosaur Hall (95130) Group viewing installation of Sauropod Dinosaur tracks, Jurassic Dinosaur Hall (99117) Kalmenoff working from photographs on charcoal sketched background for Eagle Group, Bird Hall
Museum staff installing Sauropod Dinosaur tracks f...
2A2690 Apr 1952
Museum staff installing Sauropod Dinosaur tracks f...
2A3076 1952
Museum staff applying base for installation of Sau...
2A3077 1952
Group viewing installation of Sauropod Dinosaur tr...
2A3078 1952
Kalmenoff working from photographs on charcoal ske...
2A7110 1961
(99119) Photographs and charcoal sketch of background for Eagle Group (99122) Construction of display for Bald Eagle Group, Bird Hall (99123) Constructing floor of Bald Eagle Group, Bird Hall (99124) Construction of Bald Eagle Group, Hall of North American Birds (99125) Constructing floor of Bald Eagle Group, Bird Hall
Photographs and charcoal sketch of background for ...
2A7112 1961
Construction of display for Bald Eagle Group, Bird...
2A7115 1961
Constructing floor of Bald Eagle Group, Bird Hall
2A7116 1961
Construction of Bald Eagle Group, Hall of North Am...
2A7117 1961
Constructing floor of Bald Eagle Group, Bird Hall
2A7118 1961
(99127) Museum staff constructing foreground for Bald Eagle Group, Bird Hall (99140) Installation of Bald Eagle Group, Bird Hall (99459) Final installation, Weaver Bird Exhibit, Biology of Birds Hall (101907) Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit, Roosevelt Memorial Hall (101908) Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit, Roosevelt Memorial Hall
Museum staff constructing foreground for Bald Eagl...
2A7120 1961
Installation of Bald Eagle Group, Bird Hall
2A7133 1962
Final installation, Weaver Bird Exhibit, Biology o...
2A7452 Unknown
Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit...
2A9902 Mar 1969
Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit...
2A9903 Mar 1969
(101909) Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit, Roosevelt Memorial Hall (101910) Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit, Roosevelt Memorial Hall (101911) Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit, Roosevelt Memorial Hall (101912) Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit, Roosevelt Memorial Hall (101915) Film storage, editing room, School Service
Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit...
2A9904 Mar 1969
Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit...
2A9905 Mar 1969
Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit...
2A9906 Mar 1969
Construction of Man and His Changing World Exhibit...
2A9907 Mar 1969
Film storage, editing room, School Service
2A9910 1968
(103776) Making clay mold for Hippopotomus model (106560) Making mold to cast clay model of Titanotherium (106703) Museum staff mounting Brontosaurus skeleton forelimb, Department of Vertebrate Paleontology (106703) Museum staff mounting Brontosaurus skeleton forelimb, Department of Vertebrate Paleontology (106704) Museum staff mounting Brontosaurus forelimb
Making clay mold for Hippopotomus model
14536 1909
Making mold to cast clay model of Titanotherium
17352 1914
Museum staff mounting Brontosaurus skeleton foreli...
17506 May 1904
Museum staff mounting Brontosaurus skeleton foreli...
17506 May 1904
Museum staff mounting Brontosaurus forelimb
17507 May 1904
(128694) Start of Indian Lion clay model (128695) Mr. Clark working on clay model of Indian Lion (128696) Mr. Clark fitting animal skin on clay model of Indian Lion (128697) Mr. Clark fitting animal skin on clay model of Indian Lion (128700) Aplying plaster mold to clay model of Indian Lion
Start of Indian Lion clay model
120395 1930
Mr. Clark working on clay model of Indian Lion
120396 1930
Mr. Clark fitting animal skin on clay model of Ind...
120397 1930
Mr. Clark fitting animal skin on clay model of Ind...
120398 1930
Aplying plaster mold to clay model of Indian Lion
120401 1930
(128701) Completed mold of Indian Lion (128702) Completed mold of Indian Lion (128703) Mold being removed from clay model of Indian Lion (128708) Removing manikin from plaster mold (128709) Lining the plaster mold for Indian Lion
Completed mold of Indian Lion
120402 1930
Completed mold of Indian Lion
120403 1930
Mold being removed from clay model of Indian Lion
120404 1930
Removing manikin from plaster mold
120409 1930
Lining the plaster mold for Indian Lion
120410 1930
(129451) Drawing of Proposed Cacomistle and Striped Skunk Group (129452) Drawing of Proposed Texas Group, North American Mammal Hall (132719) Paleontology staff posing with Fossil Shark Jaws (137288) Mr. S. H. Chubb photographing horse, Museum grounds (147638) Armature for elephant
Drawing of Proposed Cacomistle and Striped Skunk G...
121153 May 1940
Drawing of Proposed Texas Group, North American Ma...
121154 May 1940
Paleontology staff posing with Fossil Shark Jaws
124448 Unknown
Mr. S. H. Chubb photographing horse, Museum grounds
46333  Jul 1907
Armature for elephant
410833  Unknown
(147971) Vernon R. Short at work on miniature of Japanese country home (150638) Model of Sulphur Bottom Whale during construction, Hall of Ocean Life (150692) Construction of frame for model of Sulphur-bottom Whale, Roy Chapman Andrews in foreground (150748) Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Horsefall at work on the background of the Wild Turkey Habitat Group, North American Bird Hall (150832) Museum staff moving Mastodon Americanus skeleton found near Newburgh
Vernon R. Short at work on miniature of Japanese c...
411166  Nov 1929
Model of Sulphur Bottom Whale during construction,...
31543 Feb 27, 1906
Construction of frame for model of Sulphur-bottom ...
31598 Nov 16, 1906
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Horsefall at work on the backgr...
31655 Feb 18, 1907
Museum staff moving Mastodon Americanus skeleton f...
31739 Aug 02, 1907
(150833) Display preparation of Mastodon Americanus found near Newburg, N. Y. (150886) Clay model of White Sheep Group (150958) Man posing with head of African Elephant (151266) Man working in Museum storage vault (151860) Preparation of transparancies to be used for windows of African and Mammal Halls
Display preparation of Mastodon Americanus found n...
31740 Aug 02, 1907
Clay model of White Sheep Group
31793 Oct 29, 1907
Man posing with head of African Elephant
31864 Feb 28, 1908
Man working in Museum storage vault
32173 Dec 08, 1908
Preparation of transparancies to be used for windo...
32768 Mar 1910
(151977) Display case for Philippine Island Exhibit (152052) Sigurd Neandross modeling figure to be used in boat display in North Pacific Hall (152093) Sigurd Neandross painting figure in Haida ceremonial canoe, North Pacific Hall (152095) Mr. Neandross making models for ceremonial canoe (152096) Sigurd Neandross modeling figure for use in ceremonial canoe
Display case for Philippine Island Exhibit
32885 Mar 1909
Sigurd Neandross modeling figure to be used in boa...
32965 Oct 1910
Sigurd Neandross painting figure in Haida ceremoni...
33006 Oct 1910
Mr. Neandross making models for ceremonial canoe
33008 Oct 1910
Sigurd Neandross modeling figure for use in ceremo...
33009 Nov 1910
(152114) Mueller, glassblower, working on invertebrate model, Department of Installation and Preparation (152115) Mr. Shimatori working on a model in the laboratory of the Department of Preparation and Installation (152154) Human model posing to show position and ceremonial dress of Chilkat Indians (152173) Human model posing to show position and costume of a figure to be used in a ceremonial canoe (152490) Dwight Franklin modeling bull-frog in the Department of Taxidermy
Mueller, glassblower, working on invertebrate mode...
33027 Dec 1910
Mr. Shimatori working on a model in the laboratory...
33028 Dec 1910
Human model posing to show position and ceremonial...
33067 Jan 1911
Human model posing to show position and costume of...
33086 Jan 1911
Dwight Franklin modeling bull-frog in the Departme...
33403 Apr 1911
(152493) Fitting skins over models for Wild Boar Group (152494) Models and background for Wild Boar Group (152787) Museum staff moving a section of a big tree into the Forestry Hall (153021) Section of Buffalo Group (153402) Carl B. Akeley modeling elephant for African Hall
Fitting skins over models for Wild Boar Group
33406 Jun 1911
Models and background for Wild Boar Group
33407 Jun 1911
Museum staff moving a section of a big tree into t...
33700 Mar 1912
Section of Buffalo Group
33933 Nov 1912
Carl B. Akeley modeling elephant for African Hall
34314 Apr 1914
(153406) Model of Elephant Group for African Hall (153408) Model of Lion Group for African Hall (153884) Museum staff mounting Duck-billed Dinosaurs (153885) Museum staff mounting Trachodon dinosaur (154147) Museum staff assembling bones of dinosaur fore limb for exhibition
Model of Elephant Group for African Hall
34318 Apr 1914
Model of Lion Group for African Hall
34320 Apr 1914
Museum staff mounting Duck-billed Dinosaurs
34798 1916
Museum staff mounting Trachodon dinosaur
34799 1916
Museum staff assembling bones of dinosaur fore lim...
35059 1916
(154227) Museum workman posing with Mastadon skeleton mounted for display (154445) Museum staff assembling skeleton of Warren Mastadon (154465) Framework and partially assembled skeleton of Trachodon (154660) Skeleton model of Tyrannosaurus (154818) Man working on clay model of Brontotherium head
Museum workman posing with Mastadon skeleton mount...
35140 Unknown
Museum staff assembling skeleton of Warren Mastadon
35356 Unknown
Framework and partially assembled skeleton of Trac...
35377 1908
Skeleton model of Tyrannosaurus
35576 Sep 1912
Man working on clay model of Brontotherium head
35734 Unknown
(155477) Section of Nahant Tide Pool Group from Eastern Point Nahant, Massachusetts, prepared for display (155478) Museum staff working on Nahant Tide Pool Group from Eastern Point Nahant, Massachusetts (155489) Mr. Bell working on Devil Fish Manta exhibit (155567) Man working on cast of Manta Devil Fish (155568) Mr. Bell working on plaster model of Devil-Fish Manta
Section of Nahant Tide Pool Group from Eastern Poi...
36431 Mar 1917
Museum staff working on Nahant Tide Pool Group fro...
36432 Mar 1917
Mr. Bell working on Devil Fish Manta exhibit
36443 Mar 1917
Man working on cast of Manta Devil Fish
36521 May 1917
Mr. Bell working on plaster model of Devil-Fish Manta
36522 May 1917
(155568) Mr. Bell working on plaster model of Devil-Fish Manta (155569) Mr. Bell working on plaster model of Devil-fish Manta (155683) Man working on manikin of Manta Devil Fish, Department of Preparation (155716) Plan of Arrangement of Cases and Exhibits for Hall of Geology and Invertebrate Paleontology, December 8, 1915, by Chester A. Reeds (155716) Plan of Arrangement of Cases and Exhibits for Hall of Geology and Invertebrate Paleontology, December 8, 1915, by Chester A. Reeds
Mr. Bell working on plaster model of Devil-Fish Manta
36522 May 1917
Mr. Bell working on plaster model of Devil-fish Ma...
36523 May 04, 1917
Man working on manikin of Manta Devil Fish, Depart...
36637 Aug 1917
Plan of Arrangement of Cases and Exhibits for Hall...
36670 Aug 1917
Plan of Arrangement of Cases and Exhibits for Hall...
36670 Aug 1917
(156121) Mr. Butler making trees for Grey Wolf Group (156215) Building Services staff mopping floor, using mop wringer (156241) Wooden frame of Killer Whale during construction (156921) Miss Crosby modeling embroidered dress and showing original specimen from which it was copied (157029) Two girls modeling embroidered dresses inspired by Museum specimens
Mr. Butler making trees for Grey Wolf Group
37077 Jun 1918
Building Services staff mopping floor, using mop w...
37170 Apr 1918
Wooden frame of Killer Whale during construction
37196 Dec 1918
Miss Crosby modeling embroidered dress and showing...
37875 Dec 1919
Two girls modeling embroidered dresses inspired by...
37983 Dec 1919
(157120) Sketch for a panel representing southern tribes of North Pacific Coast Indians playing games (157893) Mr. Miner at work in his laboratory (157896) Mr. Miner and Staff at work on Bryozoa Group (157902) Mr. Muller making glass models for Bryozoa Group
Sketch for a panel representing southern tribes of...
38074 May 1920
Reconstruction of section of Serpent Column, Templ...
38761 Jan 1921
Mr. Miner at work in his laboratory
38847 Unknown
Mr. Miner and Staff at work on Bryozoa Group
38850 1919
Mr. Muller making glass models for Bryozoa Group
38856 1919
(158484) Man working in front of metal storage cases for specimens, office, Department of Mammalogy (159322) Otto Falkenbach working on mounted Paleoscincus specimen (159527) George Olsen working on dinosaur eggs (159580) Paul Boltman working on Mastodon specimen from India (159830) Man working on clay model of Sambar Deer Group
Man working in front of metal storage cases for sp...
39438 Nov 1921
Otto Falkenbach working on mounted Paleoscincus sp...
310273 1922
George Olsen working on dinosaur eggs
310477 Jan 1924
Paul Boltman working on Mastodon specimen from India
310530 1924
Man working on clay model of Sambar Deer Group
310780 Nov 1924
(159915) Museum staff working, Department of Preparation, east wing (159941) Darwing of interior of proposed African Hall (160123) Model of head of Triceratops, oblique back view (160297) Museum staff assembling whale skeletons, Hall of Ocean Life (160488) Skin being fitted to elephant model, Indian Elephant Group
Museum staff working, Department of Preparation, e...
310865 Jan 1925
Darwing of interior of proposed African Hall
310891 Mar 1925
Model of head of Triceratops, oblique back view
311073 1924
Museum staff assembling whale skeletons, Hall of O...
311245 Dec 1925
Skin being fitted to elephant model, Indian Elepha...
311436 Apr 1926
(160567) Otto Falkenbach at work on giant turtle fossil (160627) Museum staff constructing arm of Big Bull for Indian Elephant Group (160630) Museum staff removing inner layer of plaster on female elephant for Indian Elephant Group (160636) Museum staff joining head to body of female elephant in Indian Elephant Group (160637) Last stage of assembly, securing head to body of female elephant, Indian Elephant Group
Otto Falkenbach at work on giant turtle fossil
311515 1925
Museum staff constructing arm of Big Bull for Indi...
311576 Aug 1926
Museum staff removing inner layer of plaster on fe...
311579 Aug 1926
Museum staff joining head to body of female elepha...
311585 Aug 1926
Last stage of assembly, securing head to body of f...
311586 Aug 1926
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