Photographic Slide Collection
Found in 527 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Studio photographs of the artifacts displayed for the temporary exhibition, Asante: Kingdom of Gold, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1984. Also includes photographs from the opening ceremony.
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.
Slides of every bark painting gifted to the American Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology (approximately 90).
Studio photographs of excavated artifacts used in the temporary exhibition Aztec Mexico: Discovery of Templo Mayor, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1982. Also includes images of the site as it stands and renderings. Among the artifacts are a few views of the Coyolxauhqui stone. Images may have been used for publications and articles.
Photography of animals and plants, mostly in North America and a few in Botswana. Many close up images of various animals in nature including birds, insects, and reptiles as well as some photographs of elephants.
Photographs include close up images of lightening bugs, American toad, ringneck snake, eastern painted turtle, and a black racer emerging from an egg.