Group Portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878) and Family

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27C_004]

Creator: Peale, Titian Ramsay 1799-1885

Form/Genre: Photographs

Date: 1865

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27C, Image No. SIA_000095_B27C_004

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Summary

Secretary Joseph Henry with wife Harriet Alexander Henry, and three daughters, Caroline Henry, Mary Henry, and Helen Louisa Henry, holding croquet mallets on Smithsonian grounds.

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Henry, Harriet A. 1808-1882
  • Henry, Mary A. 1834-1903
  • Henry, Caroline 1839-1920
  • Henry, Helen Louisa 1836-1912

Notes

  • USNM No. 75079
  • SPS Copy No. 2002-12181
  • Joseph Henry was an American scientist who served as the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and discovered the electromagnetic phenomenon of self-inductance (SI).

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27C, Image No. SIA_000095_B27C_004

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1865
  • Circa 1865

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
  • Portraits, Group

Form/Genre

Photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27C_004]

Physical description

3 x 2.5;

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