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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:

From Sagitarius to Crux / LL "D.O. Stephens" - "Peru 1937"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 23
Scope and Contents "The magnificent star clouds of the Southern Milky Way between Sagitarius and the Southern Cross as they appeared from 11 degrees south". Inscription: Middle "'From Sagitarius to Crux', Cerro de Pasco, Peru/From the Eclipse Site 14,400 ft. - June 1 to June 14, 1937 - 2 to 3 AM" (signature).

The Shadow in the East following Third Contact / LL "D.O. Stephens" - "Peru 1937"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 19
Scope and Contents Mountains, buildings, and crowd in foreground / clouds, light and stars in background. "The first bit of sunlight strikes the mountain top eclipse camp as the moon's shadow retreats to the east." Inscription: On stretcher " 'The Shadow in the East following Third Contact'/ made at time of Eclipse - Cerro de Pasco, Peru 14,400/painted June 1937 two days after from sketch/D.O. Stephens - This shows the eclipse site and crowd."

Total Eclipse / LL "D.O. Stephens" - "Peru 1937"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 22
Scope and Contents "With the visible sun hidden by the dark disk of the moon, the usually invisible streamers of the corona flesh forth, extending nearly two million miles in space, these plumes of the sun's upper atmosphere brighten a darkened sky." Inscription: "June 8 1937, 5.21 Cerro de Pasco, Peru Altitude 14,400".