London, South Kensington
22 September 2009
A VICTORIAN CASED COLLECTION OF MINERAL SPECIMENS
LATE 19TH CENTURY
With four lift-out trays containing various geological mineral specimens each with hand-written identification label, the lid with label 'HEALTH EXHIBITION 1884 - DIVISION EDUCATION/PRIZE MEDAL AWARDED FOR GEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS/FOR SCIENCE TEACHING/THOMAS D. RUSSELL, GEOLOGIST AND MINERALOGIST/78, NEWGATE STREET, LONDON, E.C.'
6 in. (15 cm.) high; 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) wide; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) deep
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