Postcard of Gems

ID: SIA2013-07753 (front) and SIA2013-07754 (back)

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Postcard

Date: 1997

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection 12-100, Box 1, Folder: Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems & Minerals, 1997

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Summary

Color postcard advertising the opening of the Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems & Minerals at the National Museum of Natural History. Various gemstones are set against a black background on the front. The postcard is unused, but the message side has printed information about the new hall in the museum.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals
  • Gem and Mineral Collection

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photo by Chip Clark.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Collection 12-100, Box 1, Folder: Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems & Minerals, 1997

Contact information

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

Date

1997

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Postcard
  • Precious stones
  • Gems
  • Exhibitions

Form/Genre

  • Postcard
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2013-07753 (front) and SIA2013-07754 (back)

Physical description

Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 4.25w x 6h; Type of Image: Postcard; Medium: Paper

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