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Mineral science specimens photographic slides, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 54
Slides of minerals and gems. Some are close-up photographs showing texture and patterns. Twenty slides have a specimen number with no descriptive captions. Other images include cut and uncut gems. Two figures: Nephrite jade water buffalo from the Ming dynasty and "Kanzeon Bosatsu" Japanese Buddhist goddess of mercy by (K. Nakagawa). One image of the a display in the AMNH Hall of Gems.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Restrictions on Access

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Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

30 Photographic Slides

Condition

condition reviewed 20110826 good

General Note

John Cubito is also credited as a photographer.
General Note Slide 54-21 has glass mounts.
General Note Previous numbers include: USDE 2536, USDE 876, USDE 3050, USDE 1810, K11226, K11237, K11233, K11230, K11215, K11219, K5548

Creator

Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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