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People and the Moon

Hey diddle diddle,
The cat and the fiddle,
The cow jumped over the moon;
The little dog laughed to see such sport,
And the dish ran away with the spoon.
/A nursery rhyme from the 1700's /
James T. Powers in The blue moon
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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more

Untitled (man on crescent moon)

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: c. 1907 - 1918.Process: postcard.Credit Line: Musuem purchase.Accession Number: 2008.031.001

Corona of the Sun during a Solar Eclipse

Description: In 1900 the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, then based in Washington, D.C., loaded several railroad cars with scientific equipment and headed to Wadesboro, North Carolina. Scientists had det... more

Moon from BL Harley 4940, f. 37

Miniature of an astronomical diagram of the moon (Luna). Image taken from f. 37 of Breviari d'amor. Written in French.

Diagram of the phases of the Moon from BL YT 31, f. 55v

Detail of a diagram of the phases and course of the Moon, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 55v of Breviari d'Amor (Catalan prose version). Written in Spanish (Catalan), with... more

Diagram of the phases of the Moon from BL YT 31, f. 55v

Diagram of the phases and course of the Moon, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. Image taken from f. 55v of Breviari d'Amor (Catalan prose version). Written in Spanish (Catalan), with some Hebrew... more

Paradise: five souls and the moon from BL Eg 943, f. 132v

Framed miniature of Beatrice, Dante, five female souls, and the moon. Image taken from f. 132v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capitol... more

Heaven of the Moon from BL YT 36, f. 131

Miniature of Dante and Beatrice visiting the inhabitants of the heaven of the moon. Image taken from f. 131 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

Heaven of the Moon from BL YT 36, f. 131

Detail of miniature of Dante and Beatrice visiting the inhabitants of the heaven of the moon. Image taken from f. 131 of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy). Written in Italian.

science fiction from "The Purchase of the North Pole: a sequel to “From the Earth to the Moon” ... Illustrated"

This image has been taken from scan 000125 from "The Purchase of the North Pole: a sequel to “From the Earth to the Moon” ... Illustrated". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tag... more

The Man in the Moon

Shows man flying in air, on apparatus being pulled by birds.

Moon from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

This image has been taken from scan 000165 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

Moon from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

This image has been taken from scan 000160 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

Inabayama no tsuki

Print shows a warrior climbing Mount Inaba by the light of a full moon.

Tamausagi songokū

Print shows Son Goku, a monkey sometimes known as the Monkey King, holding a spiked sceptre and glaring at the Moon Rabbit, who apparently lives on the moon.

An old fable with new application / F.M.H.

Print shows David B. Hill as a jackass wearing a coat with ribbon that states "I am a Democrat", standing on rocks, kicking at the moon, which shows the face of Grover Cleveland. Puck and a group of citizens ar... more

Night

Photograph shows a nude woman standing on a crescent moon, holding, horizontally, a bamboo pole with an owl perched on each end.

Full Moon

Negatives for each side made a month apart.

The dogs and the moon / Keppler.

Print shows a pack of dogs, with their tails between their legs, howling at a full moon labeled "Prosperity" outside the U.S. Capitol building; the dogs are labeled "Tillman, [?], Vest, Jones, Bryan [his tail t... more

[Fūkeiga]

Print shows a moonlight night with a man poling a small boat as the moon rises from behind a grove of trees.

[Fūkeiga]

Print shows a moonlight scene on a river with boats.

Yoru no fukagawa sanbashi

Print shows a person standing on a dock attached to a building, a small boat with passengers arriving or departing, under a full moon.

The passing of the eclipse / Keppler.

Illustration shows Grover Cleveland as the sun labeled "Sane Democracy" emerging from behind William Jennings Bryan as the moon labeled "Bryanism".

The Hoosier Don Quixote / J.K. after Doré.

Illustration shows Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks as Don Quixote, he is standing with shield and lance next to a well on which stands a suit of armor labeled "Indiana Organization", to the right of Fairban... more

Anything to oblige / Keppler.

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan as Romeo, hanging off a balcony, speaking to an old woman labeled "Democrary" as Juliet, with "Nurse Grover" Cleveland standing behind her. The full moon in the upper l... more

Untitled (man and woman with man in the moon)

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: c. 1907-1918.Process: postcard.Credit Line: Anonymous gift.Accession Number: 2010.011.004

Mating time / Gordon Ross.

Illustration shows a young man and a young woman kissing and their reflection in the full moon in the background, also shows frogs, rabbits, birds, and mushrooms as couples, and two trees as silhouettes of a yo... more

No wonder he gets full / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows by the light of a full moon many couples in romantic embraces scattered around the globe; instances, perhaps, of summer love.

"Old stuff, this parcels post. Been running one myself for years!" / Gordon Grant '13.

Illustration shows a stork carrying an infant against a full moon, above a snow covered community.

16648 - The Full Moon, Yerkes Observatory

Title: 16648 - The Full Moon, Yerkes Observatory.Artist: Keystone View Company.Artist Bio: American publishing company, active 1892 - 1963.Creation Date: before 1917.Process: stereo card.Credit Line: Museum pu... more

"Shine on Silver Moon"

Rear view of man and woman, standing, full length, with arms around each other, looking at the moon.

The Girl in the moon

Scantily clad woman facing right, reclining on crescent shaped moon.

The Girl in the moon

Scantily clad woman on crescent shape of moon; seated, facing left, with left arm raised.

The girl in the moon

Scantily clad woman seated on quarter moon.

The Girl in the moon

Scantily clad young woman lying in crescent shape of moon with stars behind her.

Apollo - LOLA project

Description: (December 5, 1961) Project LOLA. Test subject sitting at the controls: Project LOLA or Lunar Orbit and Landing Approach was a simulator built at Langley to study problems related to landing on the ... more

Ranger Moon Shoot

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Distribution Center: USIS - Guatemala Post: RSC - Mexico City Propaganda Posters Distributed in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East

Neil Armstrong On The Moon

Description (July 20, 1969) Apollo 11 astronauts trained on Earth to take individual photographs in succession in order to create a series of frames that could be assembled into panoramic images. This frame fro... more

Buzz Aldrin and the U.S. Flag on the Moon

(July 20, 1969) Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, poses for a photograph beside the deployed United States flag during an Apollo 11 Extravehicular Activity (EVA) on t... more

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Mare Smythii, Earth on horizon

Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent,Mare Smythii. Earth is visible over the horizon. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled V. Film Type: S0-3... more

Apollo 11: East Crater Panorama

Description On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first to walk on the Moon. This panorama of their landing site sweeps across the magnificent desola... more

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of moon limb with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazin... more

Apollo 11 Lunar Module ascent stage photographed from Command Module

Description (July 21, 1969) The Apollo 11 Lunar Module ascent stage, with Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. aboard, is photographed from the Command and Service Modules in lunar orbit. This v... more

A Rille Runs Through It

(May 23, 1969) This oblique view of the Moon's surface was photographed by the Apollo 10 astronauts in May of 1969. Center point coordinates are located at 13 degrees, 3 minutes east longitude and 7 degrees, 1 ... more

Earth Rise as Seen From Lunar Surface

Full Description: This incredible image of the Earth rise was taken during lunar orbit by the Apollo 11 mission crew in July of 1969. The first manned lunar mission, Apollo 11 launched aboard a Saturn V launch ... more

Apollo 11 Bootprint

(July 20, 1969) One of the first steps taken on the Moon, this is an image of Buzz Aldrin's bootprint from the Apollo 11 mission. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon on July 20, 1969...Image # : A... more

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of moon limb with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine... more

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon

Full Description: (July 20, 1969) Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity... more