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Tomb of James Smithson in Italy

Creator:
Prematio Studio Fotographico (Genova, Italy)
Title:
Tomb of James Smithson in Italy
Date:
1897
Summary:
Full view of the fenced plot with the monument of James Smithson in the Protestant or English cemetery on a hilltop about a mile west of Genoa, Italy. The base of the monument is of pale gray marble, 6 feet and a half long, 3 feet wide and 3 3/4 feet high. On the top of this is a white marble urn suitably proportioned to the base. In 1904 his remains were removed and brought to the Smithsonian
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Topics:
Benefactors, Memorials, Smithson, James--Death and burial, Smithson family, Tombs
Subject:
Smithson, James 1765-1829
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Place:
Genoa (Italy)
Form/Genre:
Photographic print, Exterior
Local Number:
82-3196
Physical Description:
Color: Sepia; Size: 7 1/8w x 5 1/4h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!9398~!0#focus
Tomb of James Smithson in Italy, by Prematio Studio Fotographico (Genova, Italy), 1897, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 82-3196.

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