Silver Shadows of the Moon

To commemorate of the upcoming (August 21, 2017) total solar eclipse, when “the moon will completely cover the sun,” and the moon’s shadow will be visible to most of the United States, below are five studio portraits that include representations of the moon:


Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Man], (456.2005 )


Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Man], ca. 1920-1940 (558.1990)


P. B. Barnes, [Three Unidentified Women], 1910-30 (984.1990)


Unidentified Photographer, Sitting Hawk and Family, (2006.20.326)


W. J. Moulton, Son, Moon & Stars, ca. 1864 (140.2003 )

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