[Hydrogen prominences] [art original] / [H.R. Butler]
Scope and Contents
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."
- Butler, Howard Russell, 1856-1934 (Artist, Person)
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.
Kenwood painting located in Astrophysics. Other 4 paintings located in Special Collections, Floor 1, Stack 1-6.
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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