Photographic Slide Collection
Found in 527 Collections and/or Records:
Photographs mostly taken in the Canary Islands and some in Jerusalem.
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.
Travel photography taken in Alaska of moose, Eskimos in daily life, Mount McKinley, and ivory carving.
Views of the temporary exhibition Mongolia Observed: Photographs Present and Past, held at the American Museum of Natural History, May 6-September 4, 2000.
Field photographs taken in Mexico including images of beetles and other insects, plants and trees, and general landscape. Also includes some portraits and photographs of a cathedral.
Field photographs of wasps (Polistes) nests.
Slides of the moon rock sample displayed temporarily in 1970 at the American Museum of Natural History. Includes details and images of the display case. The specimen was found on the moon's Oceanus Procellarum and was held in place by stainless steel prongs and kept in a lucite-domed, pneumatically sealed container filled with nitrogen. Theodore Roosevelt Memorial, second floor.
Views of the display case for the temporary exhibition Moving a Museum: The Rothschild Bird Collection, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1985.
One photograph of an egg case of skate.