(Active ca. 1880-1910s)
Isaiah West Taber
(New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1830 - 1912, San Francisco, California)
The Moon, August 21st, 1888--From negatives made with the great telescope of the Lick Observatory
Not currently on view in the museum
7 3/4 in. x 5 15/16 in. (19.69 cm x 15.08 cm)
Gift of Gordon L. Bennett
telescopes, lunar landscapes, astronomy, outer space, craters
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