Apatosaurus Femur





Cast of a femur of the giant dinosaur Apatosaurus collected from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of Utah, from Valley Anatomical Preparations, Canoga Park, CA.


Stereograph (below left) showing a mounted Brontosaurus exskeleton (formerly called Brontosaurus e, and sporting a Camarasaurus skull) at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, number 8 in Novelview’s “Dinosaurs” series. (In the background can be seen a skeleton of Allosaurus.) To see this image in 3D, “reverse cross” your eyes.


Souvenir postcards from the American Museum of Natural History showing its mounted Apatosaurus skeleton (formerly labeled as Brontosaurus excelsus) in its old “Jurassic Hall”; and showing Dinamation International Corp.’s animatronic Apatosaurus family group (1980s).

Apatosaurus skeleton

Dinamation Apatosaurus









Souvenir postcard from Yale University’s Peabody Museum of Natural History showing its mounted skeleton of Brontosaurus excelsus (the skull is fabricated and incorrect).


Postcard from the American Museum of Natural History showing Adam Hermann (ca. 1899) with hind-limb bones of the sauropod dinosaurs Diplodocus and Apatosaurus and the theropod Allosaurus. Hermann developed mounting techniques for the the fossil bones in the museum’s collections.
















Outdated (tail-dragging) Apatosaurus, one of a series of  eight postcards from J. Arthur Dixon, Ltd., U.K. All eight postcards joined together to make a continuous picture.