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[The three solar eclipses seen in the United States in 1918, 1923, and 1925] [art original] / [H.R. Butler]

Identifier: Offsite Storage

Scope and Contents

Triptych designed for the proposed Astronomic Hall. The left panel depicts the June 8, 1918, eclipse as seen in Baker, Or.; the center panel depicts the Sept. 10, 1923, eclipse as seen in Lompoc, Calif.; the right panel depicts the Jan. 24, 1925, eclipse as seen in Middletown, Ct.

Panel sizes: left panel: 248 x 173 cm. (97.5 x 68 in.); center panel: 241 x 170 cm. (95 x 67 in.); right panel: 234 x 165 cm. (92 x 65 in.)

At bottom right of left panel: H.R. Butler © Baker, Ore. June 8 1918. Other two panels unsigned.


  • 1925



3 Items : 3 paintings : oil on masonite ; 248 x 173 cm. or smaller

Referenced In

Mitchell, S.A., Nat. hist., v. 26, no. 4 (July/Aug. 1926), p. 345-355. Butler, H.R., ibid., p. 356-362.

Local note

Located in offsite storage. No barcodes on panels.

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Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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