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Apparatus Room in the Smithsonian Institution Building

Apparatus Room in the Smithsonian Institution Building
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Print of an engraving of the Apparatus Room of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle," with the electrical machines constructed by Dr. Robert Hare, a professor of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hare donated his collection of chemical and physical apparatus to the Institution in 1848. Men and women are talking and walking around. The engraving was published in the Smithsonian Guidebook of 1857.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder: 27
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Engraving, Visitor's Guide, Gifts, Scientific apparatus and instruments, Museum visitors, Electric apparatus and appliances, SI, Early History, Electricity, Exhibitions, Artifacts
Hare, Robert 1781-1858, Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.), Smithsonian Institution Building Apparatus Room
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Photographic print, Interior, Engraving
Local Number:
SIA2011-2394 or 43804-G
Physical Description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 7.5w x 5.5h ; Type of Image: Interior; Engraving ; Medium: Photographic print
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Apparatus Room in the Smithsonian Institution Building

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