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The Moon has been looming overtop of humans since before recorded history. The silent counterpart to the mighty sun, the moon is ever present in our eyes, our minds, and in our imagination. The way the moon has been weaved into different mythologies, religions, traditions, and cultures from all around the world is astounding but also not surprising, as the moon is something we all experience. This introspective look at artworks featuring the Moon strives to make comparisons between works that span centuries and many different style and mediums, all of whom share the same goal of depicting something we see every night, the Moon. 

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The Night Riders of Nacton, Plate II (The Large Field near Biles's Corners)

Accession Number
1987/1.351

Title
The Night Riders of Nacton, Plate II (The Large Field near Biles's Corners)

Artist(s)
John Harris

Object Creation Date
1865

Medium & Support
hand-colored aquatint on paper

Dimensions
10 9/16 in. x 14 5/8 in. ( 26.9 cm x 37.1 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Western

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Keywords
horsemen
horses

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