From Sagitarius to Crux / LL "D.O. Stephens" - "Peru 1937"
Scope and Contents
"The magnificent star clouds of the Southern Milky Way between Sagitarius and the Southern Cross as they appeared from 11 degrees south". Inscription: Middle "'From Sagitarius to Crux', Cerro de Pasco, Peru/From the Eclipse Site 14,400 ft. - June 1 to June 14, 1937 - 2 to 3 AM" (signature).
- Stephens, D. Owen (Daniel Owen), 1893-1937 (Artist, Person)
Biographical / Historical
Born in: PA; Died in: Balboa/Panama Canal Zone. Active in: PA.Member of AMNH-Grace Peruvian Eclipse Expedition, 1937 died on return trip. Exhibits at AMNH 9/24/1934-10/21/1934 "Astronomical Paintings" and 9/27/1937-10/31/1937 "Astronomical Paintings." Stephens was a noted painter of astronomical subjects and an author and architect.
1 Object : painting : oil on canvas ; 72 x 54 in.
Language of Materials
Split, scratched, dirty (4).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Junior Astronomy Club, AMNH; 9/28/1937.
9/27-10/31/1937 AMNH "Astronomical Paintings by the late D. Owen Stephens".
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- The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).
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