Portrait of Joseph Henry

ID: 10668 or MAH-10668

Creator: Fassett

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 11, Folder: 7

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Summary

Portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), physicist and first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1846-1878), taken on December 1, 1875. This print contains the portrait of Henry (sized 4.25 w x 6.25h) resting on top of a glass case containing a variety of arrowheads.

Subject

Henry, Joseph 1797-1878

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Prints of this negative number include the print described and a close-up print of the Henry portrait in this negative number. The original portrait and a print of that portrait have the negative #36531 and are located in SIA RU95 B27-B and SIA RU95 B11 F7 respectively.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 11, Folder: 7

Contact information

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

Date

1875

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Secretariats
  • Secretaries
  • Portraits

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Portraits

ID Number

10668 or MAH-10668

Physical description

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

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