Mars as Seen From its Inner Moon "Phobos" / LR "H.R. Butler"
Scope and Contents
Rocky landscape in foreground, Mars in half shadow in background. Inscription: On reverse "Mars as seen from its Inner Moon 'Phobos'."
- Butler, Howard Russell, 1856-1934 (Artist, Person)
Born in: NYC; Died in: Princeton, NJ. Active in: NY; NJ.Advisor for Astronomy Hall 1925-1934. Butler was a landscape and portrait painter, but with his college degree in physics, he was always interested in science. He worked at the Princeton University Astronomy Department painting numerous canvasses of astronomical subjects.
1 Object : painting : oil on canvas ; 50 x 40 in.
Language of Materials
Flaking, scratches on surface (3). Condition History: Conserved 1980s.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Butler, Howard Russell; 6/8/1930.
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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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