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Low, David Alexander Cecil 1891-1963 :The new planet. 1909.

Reference Number: A-279-014

Shows Professor Bickerton loaded with fireworks and explosives, hurrying past a member of the Press (Possibly Phineas Selig or Sir George Clifford).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Caricatures and Wash drawings, related to Dr Rachael Whear, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, Professor Alexander William Bickerton, Spectator (Christchurch), The Press (Newspaper), Pluto (Planet), Wainoni, Explosives, Pluto (Planet), Fireworks and Astronomy.

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Low, David Alexander Cecil 1891-1963 :The new planet. 1909., Reference Number A-279-014 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pencil, ink and wash 221 x 215 mm.. Vertical imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Sketch for publication in the Spectator, 7 January 1909, with caption: "The new planet. The Press: "O, I say, Prof., what about this new major planet beyond Neptune?" The Prof: "O, I can't stop just now - I'm coining money at Wainoni, but you may be sure it's another proof of partial impact and the third body".

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001255)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom centre: LOW

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