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Transportation exhibition, Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building, about 1890

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Transportation exhibition, Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building, about 1890

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


Transportation exhibition, Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, about 1890
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From the Smithsonian Collection
In the late nineteenth century, the National Museum's technology collections included modes of transportation used by cultures around the world. Dog sledges from Alaska, wagons from New Mexico, elephant saddles from India, and a sled from Norway, complete with a reindeer, were displayed along with steam locomotives such as the John Bull (visible at the lower right).
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Date Made:
about 1890
Locations:
Dist of Columbia

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