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Last Night / LL "Albert Operti"

 Item — item: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 2
Painting of the Ahnighito meteorite centered with snow and ice fields surrounding it. Inscription: LL "Peary Expedition 1896-1897/The Last Night August 31st 1896". "The Ahnighito meteorite is here shown as abandoned by Peary in 1896. Though Peary visited the meteorite in 1894, 1895, and 1896, he was not successful in removing it until 1897. Painting by Albert Operti from sketch made by him in 1896". label text. No frame.

Dates

  • 1896

Creator

Extent

1 Item : painting : oil on canvas ; 25 x 29 in.

Condition

Warped, paint stable, dirty, abrasions (3).

Related Materials

Negative #600454.

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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