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National Museum of American History

Dollhouse-sized dioramas portray murder and mystery in miniature

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“Convict the guilty, clear the innocent, and find the truth in a nutshell.”—Frances Glessner Lee A woman’s body lies near a refrigerator. Around her are […]

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Diorama

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Elongated diamonds in shades of brown.

Rhinoceros Diorama

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
For an earlier exhibit of the square-lipped rhinoceroses see Neg. #28234.

Three square-lipped rhinoceroses are displayed in a diorama in mammal hall of the National Museum of Natural History. These specimens come from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt Expedition of 1909-1910.

Diorama: Alexander G. Bell's attic workshop

National Museum of American History

Reconstruction of the "Santa Maria"; Dioramas in the hold of the "Santa Maria"

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Digital contact sheet available.

Frame selections featured in "The Torch," June 1966.

Reconstruction of the "Santa Maria," Christopher Columbus's original flagship credited with discovering America in 1492, docked at Pier 3, Maine Avenue, Southwest Washington D.C.; Dioramas in the hold of the "Santa Maria" depicting the events of Christopher Columbus's first voyage and return. The dioramas were constructed by the Scenic Department of the Barcelona Opera House under the direction of Senor Cabanes.

Interior at Japan Old and New Exhibit Showing Dioramas And Photographs 1893

National Anthropological Archives
Note: Also NM ACC 90351, Gardener Colln

Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount

Preparation of Rhinoceros Diorama

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Requested by Watson Perrygo, Exhibits.

Taxidermists and exhibits specialists prepare rhinoceros diorama in Hall of Mammals at Museum of Natural History, with Sybil Costanzo (right).

Silurian Marine Life Diorama

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Updated as part of the Exhibits Modernization Program.

At Museum of Natural History.

"Blackfoot Indian Buffalo Drive" Diorama

Smithsonian Institution Archives
At Museum of Natural History.

"Blackfoot Indian Buffalo Drive" Diorama

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Requested from Office of Printing and Photographic Services (OPPS) by Department of Anthropology.

At National Museum of Natural History.

Declaration of Independence diorama

National Portrait Gallery

The Urban Diorama | The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The Urban Diorama imagines a future where the smart technology of self-driving cars allows people and vehicles to share the street in harmony, moving simultaneously through an open space. Imagery of the city’s billboards and architecture punctuates this shared landscape. Audio description provided by JJ Hunt, Prime Access Consulting On view through March 31, 2019 at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Triassic Diorama at National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Requested from Office of Printing and Photographic Services (OPPS) by Department of Paleobiology.

First Ladies Hall Diorama, Dolley Madison, 1961

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Also known as P65196.

Requested from Photographic Services Division by Division of Political History.

First Ladies Hall Diorama, Dolley Madison, 1961

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Also known as P65196.

Requested from Photographic Services Division by Division of Political History.

Triassic Diorama at National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Requested from Office of Printing and Photographic Services (OPPS) by Department of Paleobiology.

Jurassic Diorama at National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Requested from Office of Printing and Photographic Services (OPPS) by Department of Paleobiology.

Diorama of an Indian Village of the Southeast

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
See also Neg. # 31249-A.

Diorama showing activity in the life in an Indian Village of the Southeast. The village depicted is a small 18th century Acolapissa Indian Village in Louisiana as briefly described by French explorers. The exhibit is part of the North American Anthropology Exhibit, which opened in November 1962. in the National Museum of Natural History

East African Lions Diorama Post 1959

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
See Neg. #s 24881 and SIA2010-0482 for earlier exhibits of the Atlas lions.

A diorama in Mammal Hall, National Museum of Natural History, shows three full-grown East African lion with two cubs in lifelike poses at an African water hole. The East African lions are from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition (1909-1910) and mounted by George B. Turner.

Diorama in the Arts and Industries Building

Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Exhibited in Arts and Industries Building is a diorama of people showing men dressed in loin cloths working; some are seated on benches. A wagon looking like a Conestoga wagon can also be seen. The image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, an artist, curator and later Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C., scenes.

Miniature Diorama of John Gellatly Collection

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Diorama, Highway I-75, Gaylord, Michigan

Smithsonian American Art Museum
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