Geological minerals collection Russell

An interesting cased set of geological specimens arranged by Thomas D. Russell.

 

Four lift-out trays with over 200 specimens all numbered with a little printed label and housed in there own little compartment complete with hand written labels with title and place were found. Inside the lid of the box a paper label:

 

Health Exhibition, 1884 – Division, Education

Prize Medal Awarded for

Geological Collections for science teaching.

Thomas D. Russell,

Geologist and Mineralogist

11, John Street, Bedford Row

London, W. C. 

 

A truly fine set of specimens with nice examples of what Mother Earth is given us….

Dimensions box: 39 cm wide, 26 cm deep and 17 cm high.

England, ca 1900.

€ 1.800,-