Chemical Laboratory, Smithsonian Institution Building

ID: 43804-E or MAH-43804E

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: c. 1856

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder: 16

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Summary

Engraving of the Chemical Laboratory in the East Range of the Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB), second room from Great Hall, next to the Natural History Laboratory. Nineteenth century view shows a scientist at work near window and laboratory apparatus. The engraving was published in the Guidebook of 1857.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building East Range

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

From William Jones Rhees, An Account of the Smithsonian Institution (Philadelphia: Collins, 1857).

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder: 16

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1856

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Chemical Laboratory
  • Chemistry
  • Laboratories
  • Visitor's Guide
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Interior

ID Number

43804-E or MAH-43804E

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Engraving

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