Dominique Francois Arago

ID: MAH56799

Creator: Sartain, John 1808-1897

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: Mid to late 19th century

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder: 38

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Summary

Dominique Francois Arago (1786-1853), a French physicist, astronomer and social activist, was a close friend of James Smithson, founding donor of the Smithsonian Institution. Engraved for Eclectic Magazine by Sartain.

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder: 38

Contact information

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

Date

Mid to late 19th century

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Astronomers
  • Busts
  • Scientists
  • Mathematicians
  • Arago, F

Place

France

Form/Genre

Engraving

ID Number

MAH56799

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 6w x 9.5h; Type of Image: Bust; Medium: Engraving

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