Portrait of Richard Rathbun

ID: SIA2009-4250 or 17043 or MAH-17043

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1880

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9, Box 19, Folder: 6

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Summary

Portrait photograph of Richard Rathbun (1852-1918), invertebrate zoologist and Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum.

Subject

  • Rathbun, Richard 1852-1918
  • United States National Museum
  • Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

In 1880, Richard Rathbun became curator of the Department of Marine Invertebrates at the United States National Museum and was named Assistant Secretary in 1896 and also became Director of the United States National Museum in 1898.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9, Box 19, Folder: 6

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1880

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Portraits
  • Museums
  • Management
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Management--Museums

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Portraits

ID Number

SIA2009-4250 or 17043 or MAH-17043

Physical description

Color: Cyano type; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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