First Presbyterian Church of Albany, New York

ID: SIA2012-3432

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: 1877

Citation: Rev. J. McClusky Blayney. History of the First Presbyterian Church of Albany, N.Y., List of Its Officers, and a Complete Catalogue of Its Members from Its Organization. Albany, New York: Jenkins & Johnston, 1877

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Summary

Engraving of the First Presbyterian Church of Albany, New York, where Joseph Henry was baptized in January of 1798. Henry later became the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1846 to 1878.

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Blayney, J. McClusky Rev
  • First Presbyterian Church (Albany, N.Y.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Engraving is frontispiece of J. McCluskey Blayney's "History of the First Presbyterian Church of Albany, New York." The book from which this image was scanned resides at the Library of Congress.

Contained within

Rev. J. McClusky Blayney. History of the First Presbyterian Church of Albany, N.Y., List of Its Officers, and a Complete Catalogue of Its Members from Its Organization. Albany, New York: Jenkins & Johnston, 1877

Contact information

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

Date

1877

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Engraving
  • Church buildings
  • Engraving, American

Place

Albany (N.Y.)

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2012-3432

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6.5w x 8.75h ; Type of Image: Exterior ; Medium: Engraving

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