Milky Way


Étienne Léopold Trouvelot (1827-1895) was a French artist, astronomer and entomologist (interested in gypsy moths) who moved to Medford, Mass. in 1851. Several of his astronomical illustrations were shown at the Centennial Exhibition held in Philadelphia in 1876. Charles Scribner’s Sons published chromolithographic copies of several Trouvelot drawings a few years later. This example is "PART of the MILKY WAY."

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.317804Catalog Number: 317804Accession Number: 231962

Object Name: print

Measurements: overall: 36 in x 28 in; 91.44 cm x 71.12 cm


Record Id: nmah_1822883

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