engraving plate

engraving plate

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
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
ID Number
1994.0019.41.03
catalog number
1994.0019.41.03
accession number
1994.0019
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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