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The Earth as Seen From the Moon / LL "H.R. Butler"

 Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 9
Rocky landscape with crater and the earth and stars in background.


  • 1925



1 Item : painting : oil on canvas ; 55 1/2 x 47 1/2 in.

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.


Pierced, holes and massive flaking (4).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Douglas Fund Purchase; 1926.

Related Materials

Negative #311365.

Local note

Located in Special Collections, Floor 1, Stack 1-3.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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