Thomas George Hodgkins

ID: 2002-12203 or SA-683 or 10182

Creator: Hardie, Robert Gordon

Form/Genre: Painting

Date: 1893

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 13, Folder: 28

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Summary

Thomas George Hodgkins, 1803-1892, benefactor of the Smithsonian Institution, left an initial bequest of $200,000 to the Institution for research, especially on the atmosphere. Hodgkins Medal is given in his name. This photograph is of a bust portrait located at the National Portrait Gallery.

Author

Hardie, Robert Gordon

Subject

  • Hodgkins, Thomas George
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Original negative number is SA-683, 10182, but that negative has been lost. Original painting is brown, SIA has one color print.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 13, Folder: 28

Contact information

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

Date

1893

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Benefactors
  • Donors
  • Atmosphere
  • Portraits
  • Philanthropists
  • Gifts
  • Research
  • Atmosphere--Research

Form/Genre

Painting

ID Number

2002-12203 or SA-683 or 10182

Physical description

Color: Color; Size: 4.5 x 6; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Painting

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