Henry Statue

ID: 97-4128-07

Creator: Vargas, Rick

Form/Genre: Negative

Date: 1997

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

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Summary

Joseph Henry statue at the entrance of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle." Henry was the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Insitution from 1846-1878. The bronze statue was commissioned in 1880 and installed in 1883, at which time it faced the Smithsonian Building. It was turned to face the National Mall in 1965.

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

Contact information

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

Date

1997

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Photography
  • Bronze
  • Negatives
  • Secretaries
  • Statues
  • Photography--Negatives

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

Negative

ID Number

97-4128-07

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Color ; Size: 122mm ; Type of Image: Photograph ; Medium: Negative

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