Mineralogy Exhibits, United States National Museum

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Interior view, mineralogy exhibits in the United States National Museum, now known as the Arts and Industries Building, with the "Isaac Lea Collection of Gems and Ornamental Stones" in view, as well as cases containing carbonate specimens, minerals from southwestern Missouri, and encaustic tile samples hung on the wall.


  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of Minerals


  • USNM No. 9689
  • SPS Copy No. 2002-12152

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 06, Image No. SIA_000095_B43_F06_001

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1890
  • Circa 1890s (after 1894)

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States


  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits


Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B43_F06_001]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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