Monday, October 24, 2011

Vintage Berlin Aquarium

Cover from a Berlin Aquarium Guide Book 1870. Illustrations below from the same guide book.

I still contend Carl Hagenbeck is given to much credit for being "the first" to come up with the idea of naturalistic exhibits in 1907. I suggest he may have had "inspiration" from facilities such as the Berlin Aquarium.

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Corner of Schadowstra├če in Berlin, site of the Berlin Aquarium from 1869 to 1910. Photo taken in 1885.

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