Mineralogy Exhibit, U.S. National Museum

ID: 2002-12152

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1885

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 6

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Summary

As part of the Mineralogy Exhibit, Southwest Range, United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building, exhibit cases contain various mineralogical artifacts. Mounted on the wall are examples of encaustic tiles. Also visible on the wall is a gas lighting fixture (sconces are missing).

Subject

United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Original negative number is 9689, but that negative has been lost.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 43, Folder 6

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1885

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Tiles
  • Gems
  • Lighting
  • Mineralogy
  • Southwest Range
  • Exhibitions
  • Interiors
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Arts and Industries Building--Southwest Range

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2002-12152

Physical description

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

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