Tag Archives: The Moon

1885: Moonrise

Henri-Joseph Harpignies: Moonrise (1885)

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1965: Lo, The Mystique City

Betye Saar: Lo, The Mystique City (1965)

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1978: The Far Side of the Moon

Desiree E. Stuart-Alexander: Geologic map of the central far side of the Moon (1978) [detail]; full map here. (source)

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1926: Moon

Frederick Judd Waugh: The Risen Moon (1926)

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1969: On the Moon

Thomas Schmagmeier made this map of the Apollo 11 landing site overlaid on a soccer field to give a sense of scale to the distances traveled by the astronauts. He also made a baseball version. (These are revised versions of … Continue reading

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1898: The Moon

This model of the moon—made of 116 sections of plaster on a framework of wood and metal—was prepared by Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt for the Field Columbian Museum in Chicago;  the museum was located on the grounds of the World’s … Continue reading

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1859: Mondscheinlandschaft

Carl Gustav Carus: Moonlit Landscape (1859)

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