SI Staff Examine Axe Blade

ID: SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1740]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1971

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 17, Image No. OPA-1740

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Summary

Roy S. Clarke, Jr., meteorologist in the Division of Mineral Sciences at the National Museum of Natural History, conservator William Thomas "Tom" Chase, and curator Rutherford J. Gettens examine an ancient Chinese axe blade at the Freer Gallery of Art to determine if it was made from iron meteorites.

Subject

  • Clarke, Roy S
  • Chase, W. T (William Thomas)
  • Gettens, Rutherford J (Rutherford John)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

Notes

  • Digital contact sheet available.
  • Frame selection featured in "The Torch," Fall 1971.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 17, Image No. OPA-1740

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1971
  • April 19, 1971

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  • No Copyright - United States

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Form/Genre

Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1740]

Physical description

35mm;

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