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The Moon

PAJ3148

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Object ID PAJ3148
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

Artist/Maker Russell, John
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials pastel
Measurements Frame: 835 x 660 mm
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  • The Moon (PAJ3148)
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