Saturn

Saturn

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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 Saturn.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Measurements
overall: 28 in x 36 in; 71.12 cm x 91.44 cm
ID Number
PH.317810
catalog number
317810
accession number
231962
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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