Portrait of Dr. Edward R. Foreman (1808-1885)

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27A_183]

Creator: Goldin, John 1827-

Form/Genre: Photographs

Date: 1872

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27A, Image No. SIA_000095_B27A_183

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Subject

Foreman, Edward R

Notes

  • Archives No. SA-557
  • SPS Copy No. 2003-35582
  • b. Baltimore, Maryland; assistant professor at University of Pennsylvania, assistant at the Smithsonian Institution in 1848 - duties included the organization of the meteorological reporting system initiated by Secretary Joseph Henry and the arrangement of scientific lectures, professor of chemistry in the National Medical College, chief examiner in the Patent Office, a position he retained until 1860, returned to the Smithsonian in 1874 as a collaborator in ethnology in the United States National Museum.
  • Printed on verso: John Goldin, / Photographer, / No. 4 Market Space, / Penn. Ave., / Washington, D.C.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27A, Image No. SIA_000095_B27A_183

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1872
  • March 12, 1872

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Portraits
  • Employees
  • Scientists
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

Photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27A_183]

Physical description

Cartes-de-visite (card photographs); 4 x 2.5;

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