Cloud Atomic Laboratory

PART OF:
Cloud Atomic Laboratory
Made:
1971 in London
artist:
Eduardo Paolozzi
Cloud Atomic Laboratory

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Cloud Atomic Laboratory
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Etching, Top, Chimpanzee in a Test Box Designed for Space Flight (Ham and Enos); Bottom, MOBOT Mark 1; 'Cloud Atomic Laboratory' by Eduardo Paolozzi, published editions alecto 1971. 'F' from the set of 8 photogravure etchings (16 images) edition 40/75, signed. Commissioned by British Olivetti. 53x35.5cm, Enos (d. 4 November 1962) was the first chimpanzee launched into Earth orbit and completed more than 1,250 hours training for his mission at the University of Kentucky and Holloman Air Force Base; MOBOT Mark I (from ReMOte roBOT) was a remote mobile handler developed by Hughes Aircraft, 1959..

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1994-627/6
Measurements:
overall: 532 mm x 355 mm
type:
etching - print and photogravure
credit:
Purchased (Phillips Son & Neale)