Maurice Loewy, Pierre Henri Puiseux. The Moon (Radiance of Tycho, Waning Phase) from Atlas Photographique de la lune. (1903). 1900

Maurice Loewy, Pierre Henri Puiseux The Moon (Radiance of Tycho, Waning Phase) from Atlas Photographique de la lune. (1903) 1900

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Published in 1903, Atlas photographique de la lune was compiled by French astronomers Maurice Loewy and Pierre Henri Puiseux. This atlas of the moon, illustrated with thousands of photogravures, aided astronomers in recording and mapping the moon’s surface.

Additional text from Seeing Through Photographs online course, Coursera, 2016
Medium
Photogravure
Dimensions
22 3/8 × 18 3/8" (57 × 46.7 cm)
Credit
Purchase
Object number
279.1985
Department
Photography

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