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Creator:
Print made by John Russell, 1745–1806, British
Title:
Lunar Planisphere, Flat Light
Date:
1805
Medium:
Stipple and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/4 × 18 3/4 inches (50.2 × 47.6 cm) and Image: 16 3/8 × 16 1/8 inches (41.6 × 41 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "T"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center left: "12/6"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
public domain
Accession Number:
B2016.39.1
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
map | moon
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019-07-01 - 2019-09-22)

Publications:
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Glenn Adamson, A Moon with a View, Magazine Antiques, vol. 186, pp. 24-5, NK1125 .A3 (LC)+ Oversize (Haas)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:73471
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