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Art Survey

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Distinguishes art works in the museum that were identified and described as part of an art survey, circa 2000.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

[Eland] / LL "A. Operti N.Y."

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 177
Scope and Contents Eland lying on the ground with its head up. Originally B/W photo. of a dead eland being held up by a native but native was painted out by artist. Support: Photograph. Frame: Glazed, wood frame, 24 1/4 x 19 1/2.

Last Night / LL "Albert Operti"

 Item — Item 1: [100119093]
Identifier: Art Survey No. 2
Scope and Contents 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.