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National Academy of Sciences E3

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National Academy of Sciences E3

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Painting by Albert Herter depicting the founders of the National Academy of Sciences
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Painting by Albert Herter depicting the founders of the National Academy of Sciences.

Abraham Lincoln (center) with (Left to Right) Benjamin Peirce; Alexander Dallas Bache; Joseph Henry; Louis Agassiz; Senator Henry Wilson; Admiral Charles H. Davis and Benjamin Apthorp Gould.

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2 photographic prints (black and white; 9.5 x 6 inches and 7 x 3.5 inches)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873
Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896