Joseph Henry, First Secretary of the Smithsonian

ID: SIA2009-1253

Creator: Brady & Co. (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre: Card photograph

Date: c. 1860

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27B, Folder: Joseph Henry #76-5847

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Summary

Joseph Henry, (1797-1878), physicist and first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1846-1878), is standing with his left hand on a table to his left. A chair is to his right.

Subject

Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Carte de visite was created by Brady, Washington. Original negative #76-5847. Joseph Henry's signature is in ink at bottom.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27B, Folder: Joseph Henry #76-5847

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1860

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Secretariats
  • Chairs
  • Secretaries
  • Tables
  • Table

Form/Genre

  • Card photograph
  • Portraits

ID Number

SIA2009-1253

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Sepia; Size: 2.5w x 4h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Card photograph

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