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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Summary

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.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • 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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

For more information see The Castle: An Illustrated History of the Smithsonian Building by Field, Stamm, and Ewing, p. 36.

Contained within

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

Contact information

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

Date

1879

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Artists' studios
  • United States National Museum
  • Scientific Illustrators
  • Scientific illustration

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

82-3228

Physical description

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

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