Sylvester Rosa Koehler, 1837-1900

ID: 86-1071

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1890s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 14, Folder: Koehler

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Summary

Portrait of Sylvester Rosa Koehler (1837-1900), curator of graphic arts at the United States National Museum at the Smithsonian Institution from 1886 to 1900. Koehler built the graphic arts collection at the National Museum, focusing on the history of the technical processes of graphic arts, rather than the engravings as art works. He collected American, as well as European, works, and participated in the many expositions held in the second half of the nineteenth century.

Subject

  • Koehler, S. R (Sylvester Rosa) 1837-1900
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Graphic Arts

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 14, Folder: Koehler

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1890s

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Topic

  • Curators
  • Graphic arts
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Portraits
  • Museums
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Museum curators

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

86-1071

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Halftone from Photographic print

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