John H. Richard's Studio with Casts for Fisheries Exposition

ID: 82-3228

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1879

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 28, Folder: 31A

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John H. Richard's studio in the East Range of the Smithsonian Institution Building. Richard was a French-born scientific illustrator and is seen here, approximately a year before his death, painting casts for the Berlin International Fishery Exhibition of 1880. The Smithsonian was awarded the grand prize for the fishery exhibition displaying Richard's work.


  • Richard, John H. b. ca. 1807
  • Berlin International Fisheries Exposition
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Smithsonian Institution Building East Range


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 28, Folder: 31A

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  • Artists' studios
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  • United States National Museum


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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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