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Title
100-inch telescope mirror at Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
7/1917
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
100-inch telescope mirror at Mount Wilson Observatory, being unloaded from a truck. A group of men surround the truck and mirror, all of whom are wearing hats. One unidentified men is standing next to the mirror in the truck, removing the tarpaulin. The 100-inch telescope observatory building is seen behind the mirror and the truck; a ground-level door is open. Above the open doorway, a man sits on the exterior staircase below a large American flag. A second truck is parked next to the truck carrying the mirror.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Extent
1 4X5 B/W print
Identifier
COPC 586
28583
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1478
Subject
Mirrors
Trucks
Tarpaulins
Men--California--Mount Wilson--Photographs
Mount Wilson Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Observatories
Doorways
Stairs
Flags--United States
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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