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December 21, 2012

Exhibition Preparation in American Museum of Natural History From the 1930s and 1940s

Based on scientific field work and research, Museum artists, preparators and taxidermists have worked to create permanent halls and special exhibits. Here are photos of exhibition preparation in American Museum of Natural History from between the 1930s and 1940s.

Museum staff cleaning elephant skin

Museum staff cleaning elephant skin

Museum staff mounting Rhinoceros and Indian Elephant

Preparing African Buffalo Group

Wooden framework, first stage for mounting elephant

Museum staff mounting Elephant, Fifth Floor Preparation

Museum staff moving Brontosaurus skeleton

Posed Grizzly Bear attack during construction of Grizzly Bear Group

Glass blower Herman O. Mueller and photographer Charles H. Coles, photographing radiolarian

Museum staff painting background and mounting animals for Tiger Group, Asian Hall



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