Samuel P. Langley

ID: 2002-12175

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 15 Folder 8

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Summary

Samuel P. Langley (1834-1906), astrophysicist and third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1887-1906). Photo shows Secretary Langley sitting in a chair. Secretary Langley was founder of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and tried to develop the first flying machine.

Subject

Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906

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Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Original negative number is A10688, but that negative has been lost. See also Neg. #s 21105, SA-33, A10678, A10679/A38877, and A10689 for a similar photograph

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 15 Folder 8

Contact information

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

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Topic

  • Secretariats
  • Secretaries
  • Portraits

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

2002-12175

Physical description

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

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