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Boat hall, National Museum, about 1890

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Boat hall, National Museum, about 1890


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Exhibiting Transportation at the Smithsonian — Exhibiting transportation history, 1880-1950

Boat Hall, National Museum, about 1890
In collection
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection
Early National Museum collections combined technology and ethnology, documenting the inventions of various cultures and countries. The story of water transportation was presented through a comprehensive display that included Native American canoes, fishing boats from the West Indies and other parts of the world, and a series of models illustrating the evolution of nineteenth-century American fishing vessels.
Date Made:
about 1890
Dist of Columbia

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