Albert A. Michelson

Albert A. Michelson

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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. Stamped on the back of this example is an "Albert A. Michaelson" signature and the words "University of Chicago Bookstore, 582 Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 5/8 in x 10 5/8 in; 32.0675 cm x 26.9875 cm
ID Number
1994.0019.41.08
catalog number
1994.0019.41.08
accession number
1994.0019
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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