Edward Porter Henderson Shading a Diamond to See Color

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Summary

Edward P. Henderson (1898-1992) on a trip to Japan sits at a table and is holding up a cloth to shade a diamond to bring out its color. Another gentleman stands beside him leaning over to see the diamond color.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Henderson, Edward Porter

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photograph included in the transcript of the Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interview by Pamela M. Henson, August 29, 1984 in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529, Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1966
  • Allied occupation, 1945-1952

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Field Work
  • Gems
  • History
  • Personnel management
  • Precious stones
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Mineralogists
  • Mineralogy
  • Diamonds
  • Appraisers
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Japan
  • Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

85-7027

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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