Surface of the Moon, historical artwork

Surface of the Moon, historical artwork

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Credit: SHEILA TERRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Moon's surface, historical woodcut. This image was originally published in The Atmosphere by Camille Flammarion, in 1873. It was designed to contrast the harsh geography of the barren and airless Moon with the softer curves and biosphere of the Earth.

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Keywords: 1800s, 1873, 19th century, airless, artwork, astronomical, astronomy, black-and-white, camille flammarion, crater, historical, history, history of science, illustration, monochrome, moon, pillar, pillars, rock, rocks, surface, the atmosphere, woodcut

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