Joseph Henry Portrait

ID: SIA2011-1451 or SA-12

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1840s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 11, Folder: 1

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Summary

Photograph of a daguerreotype portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), physicist and first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1846-1878), taken c. 1840-1850.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 11, Folder: 1

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1840s

Restrictions & Rights

Copyright: Chicago Historical Society

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Physicists
  • Portraits
  • Secretariats

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Portraits

ID Number

SIA2011-1451 or SA-12

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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