Richard Rush

ID: 21419 or MAH-21419

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1856

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 19, Folder: 45-B

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Summary

Photo of Richard Rush portrait. Richard Rush (1780-1859), lawyer and diplomat, served as United States Special Agent to prosecute a suit in the British Court of Chancery to acquire Smithson's bequest for the United States.

Subject

Rush, Richard 1780-1859

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The oil on canvas portrait was painted by Thomas Waterman Wood and is owned by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 19, Folder: 45-B

Contact information

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

Date

1856

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Smithson Bequest
  • Law
  • Diplomacy
  • United States Special Agent
  • SI, Early History
  • Portraits
  • Lawyers
  • Diplomats
  • Estates (Law)
  • Legislation

Place

Great Britain

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Portraits

ID Number

21419 or MAH-21419

Physical description

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

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