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A finding aid to the Albert Einstein portrait collection

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6 Items
26 x 34 cm. or smaller.

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General note
Includes individual and group portraits featuring Einstein, in b&w photographic prints or various artistic media.
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Additional materials may be added to the collection when acquired.
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Other physicists identified in the group portraits include Niels Bohr, James Franck, I.I. Rabi, Robert A. Millikan, and A.A. Michelson.
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Some of the portraits have printed or handwritten captions, chiefly in German; some are autographed by the subjects.
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Provenance of some items: Bern Dibner / Burndy Library.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Physicists -- Portraits. Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burndy Library Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Portraits Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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