Henry Family at East Door of Castle

ID: SA-203 or sa-203

Creator: Unknown (Titian R. Peale?)

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1862

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 12, Folder: 3

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Secretary Joseph Henry (1846-1878) with his wife Harriet and three daughters, Caroline, Mary and Helen, standing in the east doorway to the Smithsonian Institution Building, c. 1862. Henry was the first Secretary of the Smithsonian, and he and his family resided in the east wing of the Smithsonian Institution Building.


  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Henry, Mary Anna 1834-1903
  • Henry, Harriet A. 1808-1882
  • Henry, Caroline 1839-1920
  • Henry, Helen Louisa 1836-1912
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)


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Original located in SIA RU95 small print file; resource: Field, Stamm & Ewing. The Castle, An Illustrated History of the Smithsonian Building (p. 32).

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 12, Folder: 3

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



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  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SA-203 or sa-203

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 7.5w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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