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Tomb of James Smithson in Italy

Prematio Studio Fotographico (Genova, Italy)
Tomb of James Smithson in Italy
Smithson, James
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Full view of the fenced plot with the monument of James Smithson in the Protestant or English cemetery on a hilltop about a mile west of Genoa, Italy. The base of the monument is of pale gray marble, 6 feet and a half long, 3 feet wide and 3 3/4 feet high. On the top of this is a white marble urn suitably proportioned to the base. In 1904 his remains were removed and brought to the Smithsonian.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 21 Folder 5
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Benefactors, Memorials, Smithson, James--Death and burial, Smithson family, Tombs
Smithson, James 1765-1829
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Genoa (Italy)
Photographic print, Exterior
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Color: Sepia; Size: 7 1/8w x 5 1/4h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
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Tomb of James Smithson in Italy

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