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Title
Albert Einstein and Walther Mayer at the focus of the 150-foot tower telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1931-01-29
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Albert Einstein and Walther Mayer at the focus of the 150-foot tower telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory. Einstein is seen leaning over the telescope's eyepiece; Mayer is standing to his left. Both men are wearing coats over their suits. What appears to be an electric switchboard is seen at the far left.
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 film neg
Identifier
COPC 2780
30777
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1541
Subject
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Mayer, W. (Walther), b. 1887
Astronomers
Physicists
Scientists
Telescopes
Astronomical instruments
Suits (Clothing)
Coats
Electric switchgear
Mount Wilson Observatory
Interiors
Group portraits. (gmgpc)
Portrait Photographs. (aat)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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