Natural history specimens collected by Arthur Donaldson Smith were on display in 1898 in the University Library, now the Fine Arts Library, which housed the Museum for a decade. At the time, the Museum was still defining its collection. Smith, a physician and big-game hunter from Philadelphia, traveled to Lake Rudolph (now Lake Turkana), eastern Kenya, in 1894–1895. His ethnographic collections are still at the Museum, but the location of the mounted heads to the left is unknown. Lake Turkana National Park in Kenya is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cite This ArticlePezzati, Alessandro. "Big Game at the Museum." Expedition Magazine 54, no. 3 (December, 2012): -. Accessed October 02, 2023. https://www.penn.museum/sites/expedition/big-game-at-the-museum/
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