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85/59-41/20 Photograph, lantern slide, part of a collection, 'Ideal lunar landscape', glass / paper, original by James Nasmyth, London, United Kingdom, c. 1870, maker unknown, used by the Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1900-1950. Click to enlarge.

'Ideal lunar landscape' lantern slide

Made
  • c. 1900-1950
Photograph, lantern slide, part of a collection, 'Ideal lunar landscape', glass / paper, original by James Nasmyth, London, United Kingdom, c. 1870, maker unknown, used by the Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1900-1950

Summary

Object No.

85/59-41/20

Object Statement

Photograph, lantern slide, part of a collection, 'Ideal lunar landscape', glass / paper, original by James Nasmyth, London, United Kingdom, c. 1870, maker unknown, used by the Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1900-1950

Physical Description

Photograph, lantern slide, part of a collection, 'Ideal lunar landscape', glass / paper, original by James Nasmyth, London, United Kingdom, c. 1870, maker unknown, used by the Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1900-1950

Marks

Printed on sticker adhered to top left corner: G69
Hand-written in ink on label above and below image: Ideal Lunar Landscape / C170
Hand-written in ink on sticker adhered to bottom right corner: 47

Production

Made

  • c. 1900-1950

Notes

Original artist of the image is James Nasmyth, it features in the book 'THE MOON: / CONSIDERRED AS / A PLANET, A WORLD, AND A SATELLITE. / BY JAMES NASMYTH, C.E AND JAMES CARPENTER, F.R.A.S. / LATE OF THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH / WITH TWENTY-FOUR ILLUSTRATIVE PLATES OF LUNAR OBJECTS, PHENOMENA, AND / SCENERY : NUMEROUS WOODCUTS, &c. / LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET. / 1874.'
See this link: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/collection/RP-F-2001-7-489-24

History

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Cite this Object

Harvard

'Ideal lunar landscape' lantern slide 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 October 2021, <https://ma.as/51033>

Wikipedia

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