Photograph of Framed Portrait of Alexander Dallas Bache

ID: SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1232]

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-1232

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Photograph of framed portrait of Smithsonian Regent Alexander Dallas Bache, originally photographed by Frederick F. Gutekunst Jr. of Philadelphia and printed as an "Imperial Photograph" large format print by photographer Mathew Brady's studio in New York or Washington D.C. Bache was a Smithsonian incorporator and regent, physicist, president of Girard College, and U.S. Coast Survey superintendent.


  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • Brady, Mathew B. approximately 1823-1896
  • Gutekunst, Frederick 1831-1917
  • Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents
  • United States National Museum


  • Archives No. SA-230
  • USNM No. 1232
  • See also Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder 50A.
  • Presence of masking around edges.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-1232

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  • 1880
  • 1880s

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Glass negatives

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SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1232]

Physical description

10 x 8;

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