Hugh Smithson

ID: 91-6951or 59717A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1780

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 21, Folder: 18 and Record Unit 95, Box 27 and Record Unit 7000, Box 8, Folder: 5

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Summary

Engraving of Hugh Smithson (1714-1786) after a pastel by Hugh Douglas Hamilton. Hugh Smithson, a.k.a Hugh Percy, First Duke of Northumberland and father of James Smithson. This is a copy of the original portrait received as part of Smithson's estate and which is housed in the James Smithson Collection, Division of Political History, National Museum of American History.

Subject

  • Smithson, Hugh, Sir 1715-1786
  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • Hamilton, Hugh Douglas 1740-1808

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

For additional information, see Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 21, page viii and page 51 where the image was reproduced.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 21, Folder: 18 and Record Unit 95, Box 27 and Record Unit 7000, Box 8, Folder: 5

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1780

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Smithson family
  • Busts
  • Portraits
  • Duke of Northumberland
  • Percy, Hugh
  • Nobility

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

91-6951or 59717A

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 5h; Type of Image: Bust; Medium: Photographic print

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