Henry Apartments in Smithsonian Institution Building

ID: 3253 or MAH-X3253

Creator: Peale, Titian Ramsay

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1862

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder: 18

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Summary

Interior of the Smithsonian Institution Building or Castle, of the apartments of the first Secretary of the Smithsonian, Joseph Henry (1846-1878) and family, c. 1862. The view is of the parlor, from the dining room. The music room is also visible.

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building East Wing

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

resource: Field, Stamm & Ewing. THE CASTLE: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SMITHSONIAN BUILDING (p. 30)

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 31A, Folder: 18

Contact information

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

Date

1862

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Chairs
  • Furnishings
  • House furnishings

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

3253 or MAH-X3253

Physical description

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

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