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|Gallery location||Not on display|
|Description||Framed pastel drawing entitled 'The Moon' by John Russell. The drawing was completed with a micrometer and remained the most accurate delineation of the moon until the introduction of photography. These drawings were the basis of his moon globe, Selenographia, GLB0140.|
|Date made||circa 1787|
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection|
|Measurements||Mount: 787 mm x 610 mm;Sheet: 545 mm x 373 mm|
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