Engraving Plate


Albert A. Michelson (1852-1931)—the first American to win a Nobel Prize in science—worked with Simon Newcomb in the Nautical Almanac Office, in Washington, D.C., in 1879-1980. Margaret Bean Chase, a co-worker, painted a portrait of the young physicist at that time. Her son, Lenox Lohr, had full color prints made from that painting. This is a blank copper plate from that project.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1994.0019.41.01Catalog Number: 1994.0019.41.01Accession Number: 1994.0019

Object Name: engraving plate

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 1/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 1/16 in; 28.09875 cm x 23.01875 cm x .1651 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-1a2b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1897480

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