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Asante: Kingdom of Gold opening ceremony photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 91
Scope and Contents

Slides from the opening ceremony for the temporary exhibition Asante: Kingdom of Gold, held at the American Museum of Natural History, October 14, 1984. Shows procession on Central Park West from West 72 Street to West 79 Street. King Otumfuo Opoku Ware II, courtiers, Asante musicians, Mayor Ed Koch and Thomas Nicholson shown participating in the ceremony. Also includes press slides of the artifacts displayed.

Dates: 1984

Astronomical Expedition to Ceylon photographic slides, 1955.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 111
Abstract

Travel photographs taken during the Ceylon Expedition in 1955. Mostly consists of photographs in Ceylon: local people, villages, plants, animals, buildings, and the meterological station. Portait of a Singhalese man, taken by Robert E. Logan. Includes images of monuments and statues in Rome and aerial photographs in Saudi Arabia and other locations.

Dates: 1955

Lee Boltin photographic slide collection, 1950-1960.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 136
Abstract

Photographs taken in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Puerto Rico, France and Italy. Includes aerial views, monuments, portraits and photographs of the local people, animals and plants.

Dates: 1950-1960

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  • Subject: Photographic Slide Collection X
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American Museum of Natural History. Photo Studio 1
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Otumfuo Opoku Ware, King of the Ashanti, II, 1919-1999 1