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

 Collection
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.

Dates

  • 1925

Creator

Extent

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.

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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