Joseph Henry's daughter Helen

ID: 46638-H or MAH-46638H

Creator: Gardner, Alexander 1821-1882

Form/Genre: Card photograph

Date: c. 1855

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 81

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Summary

Portrait of Helen Louisa Henry (1836-1912), daughter of Harriet Alexander Henry and Joseph Henry. Joseph Henry (1797-1878), was a physicist and the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1846 to 1878. This photograph is a profile of Helen's face.

Subject

  • Henry, Harriet A. 1808-1882
  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Henry Small prints file. The photograph was sent by Dorothea Dix in October of 1882.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 81

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1855

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Henry, Helen Louisa
  • Women
  • Portraits
  • History
  • Women--History
  • Photographs

Form/Genre

Card photograph

ID Number

46638-H or MAH-46638H

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 2.25w x 4h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Card photograph

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