Plato, plate XIV, from James Nasmyth and James Carpenter, The Moon: Considered as a Planet, a World, and a Satellite (London: John Murray, 1874).

1874


Dimensions

Image: 15.4 x 17.2 cm (6 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.) Sheet: 22 x 28 cm (8 11/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1757

Medium or Technique

Photograph, Woodburytype

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Verso upper center: Plate XIV; Verso lower left: J. Nasmyth; verso lower right: Woodbury; verso lower center: scale with scale mark

Provenance

2010, acquired from an antiquarian book dealer in Cumberland, Maryland by Arlette and Gus Kayafas, Boston; 2011, gift of Arlette and Gus Kayafas to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Arlette and Gus Kayafas