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[Six Busts of Famous Astronomers]

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 35

Scope and Contents

Edwin Hubble, Albert Einstein, William Herschel, Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei, Claudius Ptolemans.

Dates

  • unknown

Creator

Biographical sketch

Born in: Munich, Germany;Active in: Germany; Russia; NY.AMNH employee; Art Supervisor, Hayden Planetarium 1954-1987. Invented unique method of preparing planetarium panoramas by combining sculpture techniques with painting.

Extent

1 Object : sculpture : painted plaster ; 12 x 10 inches

Language of Materials

English

General Note

Condition: Good (1).

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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