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Engraving of the Moon, Similar to the 'Lunar Planispheres', Seemingly Unfinished, by John Russell, Published by William Faden, London,1806

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Inventory Number: 11959
Object Type:
Persons: John Russell (Artist)
Date Created: 1806
Subject Classification(s): Prints Collection  
Brief Description: Additional engraving similar to Russell's 'Lunar Planispheres', seemingly unfinished (areas blank or in faint draft) though with the printer's caption and date. It may have been intended for the 'auxiliary plate' mentioned in the pamphlet describing the planispheres. The two lunar planispheres proper are 11958 and 87967. In modern Museum frame.
Provenance: Presented by the Radcliffe Trustees. From the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford.
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Material(s): Paper

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