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American Museum of Natural History collections of gems and minerals photographic slides

Identifier: PSC 33
Scope and Contents

Consisting mostly of cut and uncut gems and minerals as well as some carvings, figures, and vases. Nearly all of the slides are captioned with detailed information about the type of stone and the place of origin.

Dates: circa 1970s

American Museum of Natural History photographic slides of gem and mineral specimens

Identifier: PSC 627C
Scope and Contents

Studio photographs of gem and mineral specimens.

Dates: 1996

Mineral science specimens photographic slides, undated.

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

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