engraving plate

engraving plate

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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 the "YELLOW" engraving plate for that project.
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Object Name
engraving plate
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 11 1/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 1/16 in; 28.09875 cm x 23.01875 cm x.1651 cm
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National Museum of American History
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