One of Joseph Henry's Daughters as a Child

ID: SIA2012-7652 or 36792 or 2004-10351

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Card photograph

Date: c. 1830s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27C

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Summary

One of the three daughters of Harriet Alexander and Joseph Henry, physicist and first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1846 to 1878. The Henrys had one son, William Alexander, born 1831, and three daughters, Mary Anna, born 1834, Helen Louisa, born 1836, and Caroline, born 1839.

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Henry, Caroline 1839-1920
  • Henry, Helen Louisa 1836-1912
  • Henry, William Alexander 1831-1862
  • Henry, Harriet A. 1808-1882
  • Henry, Mary Anna 1834-1903

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Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27C

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1830s

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Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Portraits
  • Children

Form/Genre

Card photograph

ID Number

SIA2012-7652 or 36792 or 2004-10351

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Sepia ; Size: 4.5w x 6.5h ; Type of Image: Portrait ; Medium: Card photograph

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