Henry Louis Dickinson

ID: 82-3147

Creator: Spornberg, Jacob 1768 - c. 1840

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 1, 1805

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 21,Folder 9; Record Unit 7000, Box 8, Folder 4

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Summary

Photograph of a silhouette portrait of Colonel Henry Louis Dickinson. Dickinson was the younger half-brother of James Smithson, founding donor of the Smithsonian Institution. The portrait was created by Jacob Spornberg on March 1, 1805, No. 5 Bond Street, Bath, England.

Subject

  • Dickinson, Henry Louis 1771-1820
  • Smithson, James 1765-1829

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The original is located in the James Smithson Collection, Division of Political History, National Museum of American History.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 21,Folder 9; Record Unit 7000, Box 8, Folder 4

Contact information

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

Date

March 1, 1805

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Topic

  • Smithson family
  • Portraits

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

82-3147

Physical description

Color: Color; Size: 2 1/4w x 2 5/8h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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