Smithsonian Seal

ID: 2003-19534

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1893 or later

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 66, Folder 2

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Summary

Seal designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens has the words "Per Orbem" and "For the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men Smithsonian Institution Washington 1846." This design was approved by the Board of Regents in 1893 but was not used until 1894.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Saint-Gaudens, Augustus 1848-1907

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 66, Folder 2

Contact information

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

Date

1893 or later

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Seals (Numismatics)
  • Per Orbem

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

2003-19534

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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