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Apparatus Room in the Smithsonian Institution Building

Creator:
Unknown
Title:
Apparatus Room in the Smithsonian Institution Building
Date:
1857
Summary:
Print of an engraving of the Apparatus Room of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle," with the electrical machines constructed by Dr. Robert Hare, a professor of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hare donated his collection of chemical and physical apparatus to the Institution in 1848. Men and women are talking and walking around. The engraving was published in the Smithsonian Guidebook of 1857
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Topics:
Engraving, Visitor's Guide, Gifts, Scientific apparatus and instruments, Museum visitors, Electric apparatus and appliances, SI, Early History, Electricity, Exhibitions, Artifacts
Subjects:
Hare, Robert 1781-1858, Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.), Smithsonian Institution Building Apparatus Room
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Form/Genre:
Photographic print, Interior, Engraving
Local Number:
SIA2011-2394 or 43804-G
Physical Description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 7.5w x 5.5h ; Type of Image: Interior; Engraving ; Medium: Photographic print
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!13024~!0#focus
Apparatus Room in the Smithsonian Institution Building, by Unknown, 1857, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, SIA2011-2394 or 43804-G.

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