Portrait of Dr. John Lawrence LeConte (1825-1883)

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_007]

Creator: Gihon & Rixon

Form/Genre: Photographs

Date: 1862

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27D, Image No. SIA_000095_B27D_007

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Summary

In uniform.

Subject

LeConte, John L (John Lawrence) 1825-1883

Notes

  • Archives No. SIA-1258
  • American entomologist responsible for naming and describing approximately half of the insect taxa known in the United States during his lifetime, including some 5,000 species of beetles. He was recognized as the foremost authority on North American beetles during his lifetime, and has been described as "the father of American beetle study."
  • Printed on verso: Gihon & Rixon, / Photographic Artists, / 1024 Chestnut St. Phila.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27D, Image No. SIA_000095_B27D_007

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1862
  • Between 1862 and 1864

Restrictions & Rights

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Portraits
  • Scientists

Form/Genre

Photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_007]

Physical description

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

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