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[Hydrogen prominences] [art original] / [H.R. Butler]

 Collection
Identifier: Art Survey No. 10-14
Series of 5 paintings depicting the prominences of the chromosphere of the sun. These were originally displayed on the west wall of the Pro-Astronomic Hall (and intended to be installed in the proposed Hall of Astronomy) along with two similar paintings, depicting the prominences observed during the eclipse of 1918, the "Heliosaurus" and the "Eagle."

Dates

  • 1927

Creator

Extent

5 Items : 5 paintings : oil on canvas ; 128 x 153 cm. or smaller

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift from Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Liebman, June 7, 1927.

Related Materials

AMNH negative no. 600454

Published in

Nat. hist., v. 27, no. 2 (Mar./Apr. 1927), p. 180-181

Local note

Kenwood painting located in Astrophysics. Other 4 paintings located in Special Collections, Floor 1, Stack 1-6.
A-319, ASTRO-27653.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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