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Set of Uncut Printed Gores and Polar Caps of the Moon, by John Russell, 1797

Inventory Number: 11665
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Persons: John Russell (Artist)
Date Created:
Brief Description: Set of uncut printed gores and polar caps of the moon. One pair of gores /polar caps to each sheet, making a total of 7 sheets in the set. Each gore and polar cap is numbered.

Aquatint and etching on wove paper. Radcliffe Observatory stamp on reverse.
Primary Inscriptions: Recto : 'Pubd. by I. Russell June 14th. 1797. Newman Street London.'
Provenance: Presented by the Radcliffe Trustees. From the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford.
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Material(s): Paper

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