Hare's Electrical Machine

ID: 43804-G

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: 1863

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder 5

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Summary

Dr. Robert Hare's Electrical Machine which was displayed in the Apparatus Room in the Smithsonian Institution Building. A professor of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, Hare donated his collection of chemical and physical apparatus to the Institution in 1848. Hare had constructed this machine himself.

Subject

  • Hare, Robert 1781-1858
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Apparatus Room

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Located on page 26 of the Guide to the Smithsonian Institution and National Museum, Philadelphia, Collins, Printer, 1863.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder 5

Contact information

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

Date

1863

Restrictions & Rights

Unknown

Topic

  • Artifacts
  • Electricity
  • SI, Early History
  • Exhibitions

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Object

ID Number

43804-G

Physical description

Color: Black and white; Size: 5 1/2 x 9; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Engraving

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