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Title
The "Lick Observatory," 1011
Creator
Hill, Andrew P., 1853-1922
Date Created and/or Issued
1911
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2009-0649.
In photograph album: Scenes of Santa Clara Valley, pg. 19.
To the right of center in the background stands Lick Observatory, recognizable by dome, on top of a hill; in the foreground is a dirt path leading diagonally into the photograph at the center and leading to the right; below the observatory are buildings and down a dirt road small dwellings with a barn and a fenced-in with a horse; at the left is a smaller hill with a dome-shped roof at the left and two more single dwellings to the right of it; bushes dot the hillsides.
"Altitude 4,440 feet above the sea. It has more clear days than any mountain of equal height in America. The late James Lick endowed it with $800,000.00. D.O. Mills, Andrew Carnegie and others have made liberal donations. It is under the control of the Regents of the University of California."
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 7 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001392438CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-5782
Language
English
Subject
Lick Observatory--Photographs
Astronomical observatories--California--Hamilton, Mount
Hamilton, Mount (Calif.)--Photographs
Place
California
Hamilton, Mount
Hamilton, Mount (Calif.)

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