Portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878)

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27B_139]

Creator: Ames, Julius Rubens 1801-1850

Form/Genre: Mixed archival materials

Date: 1829

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27B, Image No. SIA_000095_B27B_139

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Summary

Photograph of miniature portrait by Julius Rubens Ames, 1829.

Subject

Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Notes

  • SPS Copy No. 78-6067
  • PSD No. 69029
  • American scientist who served as the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Discovered the electromagnetic phenomenon of self-inductance (SI).

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27B, Image No. SIA_000095_B27B_139

Repository Loc.

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

Date

1829

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Topic

  • Portraits
  • Scientists

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27B_139]

Physical description

Cabinet photographs; 6.5 x 4.25;

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