John Quincy Adams Portrait

ID: 2002-32265

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1840s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder: 18

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Summary

Portrait of John Quincy Adams. John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), President of the United States and Member of the House of Representatives, strongly supported acceptance of Smithson bequest and urged creation of an astronomical observatory.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848
  • United States Congress House
  • United States President

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Daguerreotype

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder: 18

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1840s

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • SI, Early History
  • Smithson Bequest
  • Portraits

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

2002-32265

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8x10; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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