From the Archives: Museum photographer Thane L. Biewert photographs a colleague photographing Tyrannosaurus rex. (1937)
Barnum Brown, known as the greatest dinosaur collector of all time, discovered and excavated this specimen starting in 1902.
Learn about Brown’s extraordinary career.
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Woman holding cats at base of Trylon, New York World’s Fair (1939-1940)
The Little Prince was published on April 6, 1943 – celebrate with Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s gorgeous original watercolors
From the Archives: various species of fish from Renard’s Poissons, écrevisses et crabes
In an effort not to disappoint Europeans who saw collections of preserved tropical fish lacking their brilliant colors, Louis Renard (1678-1746) compiled the book Poissons, with fancifully colored engraved plates depicting fish and crustaceans from the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia).