Portrait of James Smithson

ID: SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1222]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1880

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-1222

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Summary

Photograph of an oil on canvas portrait of James Smithson in cap and gown, while a student at Pembroke College, Oxford, painted by James Roberts in 1786.

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • United States National Museum

Notes

  • USNM No. 1222
  • See also Record Unit 95, Box 26G, Folder 68.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-1222

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1880
  • 1880s

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Portraits
  • Painting

Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1222]

Physical description

10 x 8;

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