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upper left printed in black ink on cover of folio: PART 1.; upper right: AUGUST 1862.; CENTER: OUR / SATELLITE. / A. / SELENOGRAPHY ACCORDING / TO THE PRESENT STATE / OF SCIENCE. / BY DR. A. LE VENGEUR D'ORSAN; lower left: FLAMSTEED. / HALLEY. / BRADLEY. / BLISS. / MASKELYNE. / POND. / AIRY.; lower center: LONDON. / A.W. BENNETT, / 5. BISHOPSGATE STREET WITHOUT.; lower right: HEVELIUS. / MAYER. / LAPLACE. / SCHROTER. / ROMER. / LOHRMANN. / MADLER.; by unknown hand, bottom left in black ink: Miscellaneous / astronomy / z.1; bottom left: 2B8; bottom left stamped in blue ink on applied sticker: 8

Provenance

Randy Liebermann, Washington, DC; Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
Exhibition History
2019
By the Light of the Silvery Moon: A Century of Lunar Photographs, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2019 - 2020, unnumbered catalogue.
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