Cyrus Adler Standing

ID: SIA2011-0093 and Neg. # 21111

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1890

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder 21

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Cyrus Adler is standing with his hands to his side. He is wearing pince-nez glasses. Adler was the honorary assistant curator for the Department of Semitics at the United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., from 1888 until 1893. At the Smithsonian, Adler also served as curator of Historic Archaeology and Historic Religions from 1889 to 1898, librarian from 1892 to 1905, and assistant secretary from 1905 to 1908.


  • Adler, Cyrus 1863-1940
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


See also SIA2011-0091 and SIA2011-0092 for other views of Adler.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder 21

Contact information

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


c. 1890

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  • Assistant Secretaries
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Librarians
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Portraits

ID Number

SIA2011-0093 and Neg. # 21111

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Cyanotype; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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