Engraving of John Quincy Adams

ID: 2002-32207

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date:

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

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Summary

Engraving of 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 the creation of an astronomical observatory.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848
  • United States Congress House
  • United States President
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.) Early History

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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

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Topic

  • Smithson Bequest
  • Engraving
  • Congressional Debates
  • SI, Early History
  • Portraits

Form/Genre

Engraving

ID Number

2002-32207

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 3.5 x 5.5 (3.5 X 4.25 without caption); Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Engraving

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