Tropic year

Related to Tropic year: sidereal year, anomalistic year
the solar year; the period occupied by the sun in passing from one tropic or one equinox to the same again, having a mean length of 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, 46.0 seconds, which is 20 minutes, 23.3 seconds shorter than the sidereal year, on account of the precession of the equinoxes.

See also: Tropical

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I am curator and artist, installing the documents (digital copies) into a new context, the recreated Hotel Central where Henry (often with writer Alfred Perles), lived during the impoverished Tropic years. The historic documents mix with contemporary objects, prints, letters, and a sound installation to create installation "vignettes" around the room.