Smithsonite in Smithson's Gift Exhibit

ID: 2005-6329

Creator: Strauss, Richard

Form/Genre: Digital Image

Date: March 25, 2005

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection

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Summary

Specimen of the mineral Smithsonite, named in honor of James Smithson, founding donor of the Smithsonian Institution. The specimen was placed on display in the Smithson's Gift exhibit in the Great Hall of the Smithsonian Institution Building in January of 1996.

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Great Hall
  • Smithson's Gift (Exhibition) (1996: Smithsonian Institution Building, Great Hall)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection

Contact information

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

Date

March 25, 2005

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Smithsonite
  • Specimens
  • Exhibitions
  • Minerals

Form/Genre

Digital Image

ID Number

2005-6329

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 12w x 8h ; Type of Image: Exhibits; Medium: Digital Image

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