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The Moon by John Russell Postcard

The Moon by John Russell Postcard

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A beautiful pastel drawing of the Moon by John Russell printed postcard. From our archive. 

  • The drawing was completed with a micrometer and remained the most accurate delineation of the moon until the introduction of photography 
  • Captioned "The Moon John Russell, circa 1787"
  • Reverse is left blank for your message
  • The original is held in the Royal Museums Greenwich collection
  • Dimensions: A6 | 105 x 148 mm | 4.1 x 5.8 in

We have moon-inspired homewares, clothing, jewellery, books, prints and astronomy gifts. Created in response to 'The Moon', our new major exhibition. At the National Maritime Museum from 19 July 2019 until 5 January 2020.

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