The Portal to the Past

This image was taken 1898 at The Field Museum in Chicago, showing a security guard with plaster, wood, and metal moon model.

The Field Museum "houses a collection of more than 26 million biological specimens and cultural artifacts contain the magnificent story of our planet, its life, and its cultures. The research unlocks the information in these objects, solving mysteries from our past and present.

You can explore other vintage photographs of The Field Museum.