Field Museum Photo Archives

Today is Museum Selfie day. To celebrate we thought we’d post one old and one new.
Top photo
 © The Field Museum, GN85603, Photographer The Chicago Stereograph Company, Chicago.
West Court, Zoology facing East. Akeley mammal dioramas in standing cases. Excepting group of Musk Ox at East end, Somali Wild Ass diorama and others. North Atlantic right whale skeleton suspended above case of Musk Oxen. Man sitting on bench with camera in front of him. Field Columbian Museum.
1897
Bottom Photo
Me in the photo archives storage area. That open cabinet smells heavily of vinegar from the cellulose acetate film.

Today is Museum Selfie day. To celebrate we thought we’d post one old and one new.

Top photo

© The Field Museum, GN85603, Photographer The Chicago Stereograph Company, Chicago.

West Court, Zoology facing East. Akeley mammal dioramas in standing cases. Excepting group of Musk Ox at East end, Somali Wild Ass diorama and others. North Atlantic right whale skeleton suspended above case of Musk Oxen. Man sitting on bench with camera in front of him. Field Columbian Museum.

1897

Bottom Photo

Me in the photo archives storage area. That open cabinet smells heavily of vinegar from the cellulose acetate film.

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