Lot 10
  • 10

Ellery, Robert John Lewis 

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
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Description

  • Lunar photograph executed at the Melbourne Observatory, 4 April 1873
  • albumen, card stock
Albumen print (9 3/4 x 7 in.) mounted on card stock (13 7/8 x 10 7/8 in.), bearing the circular stamp of the Melbourne Observatory with "No. 47" written in ink the center (slightly obscured by an ink stain), and a printed paper label on the front. Some very minor scuffs to photograph, minor fingersoiling to card stock. 

Provenance

Ex collection of Ewen Whitaker, lunar scientist and astronomer

Catalogue Note

A MIRROR-IMAGE OF THE MOON AT 7 DAYS EXECUTED BY THE NOTED ENGLISH-AUSTRALIAN ASTRONOMER AND SCIENTIST.
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