The Earth as Seen From the Moon / LL "H.R. Butler"
Scope and Contents
Rocky landscape with crater and the earth and stars in background.
- Butler, Howard Russell, 1856-1934 (Artist, Person)
Biographical / Historical
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 Item : painting : oil on canvas ; 55 1/2 x 47 1/2 in.
Pierced, holes and massive flaking (4).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Douglas Fund Purchase; 1926.
Located in Special Collections, Floor 1, Stack 1-3.
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Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository
American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West
New York NY 10024 USA