Portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878)

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27B_167]

Creator: Punderson, Lemuel Swift 1824-1910

Form/Genre: Mixed archival materials

Date: 1852

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27B, Image No. SIA_000095_B27B_167

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Subject

Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Notes

  • Archives No. SA-751
  • American scientist who served as the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Discovered the electromagnetic phenomenon of self-inductance (SI).
  • See "The annual of scientific discovery, or, Year-book of facts in science and art, for 1852."
  • Printed on recto: E. Mooney, Pinx't / L.S. Punderson, Sculp't

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27B, Image No. SIA_000095_B27B_167

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1852
  • Circa 1852

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Portraits
  • Scientists

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27B_167]

Physical description

Engravings (prints); 5 x 3.75;

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