Last Night / LL "Albert Operti"
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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.
- Operti, Albert, 1852-1927 (Artist, Person)
1 Item : painting : oil on canvas ; 25 x 29 in.
Warped, paint stable, dirty, abrasions (3).
Located in Special Collections, Floor 1, Stack 1-3
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