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Title
Transportation of 100-inch mirror to Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1917-07
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Transportation of 100-inch mirror to Mount Wilson Observatory. The mirror is covered with a white tarpaulin, and is loaded in the back of a truck. The truck is nearing Mount Wilson Observatory via dirt road. A small crowd of people follow the truck. Trees and shrubs are in the surrounding area.
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 582
28579
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1474
Subject
Mirrors
Tarpaulins
Trucks
Dirt roads
Mountain roads
Crowds
Shrubs
Trees
Mount Wilson Observatory
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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