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Title
The 100-inch mirror on a lifting device prior to its transfer to the telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
3/1/1935
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
The 100-inch mirror on a lifting device prior to its transfer to the telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory. The mirror is placed on top of two parallel beams on the floor. The observatory's interior balcony and staircase are seen behind 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; 1 4X5 film neg
Identifier
COPC 636
28633
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1683
Subject
Hoisting machinery
Mirrors
Optical instruments
Astronomical instruments
Balconies
Staircases
Mount Wilson Observatory
Observatories
Interiors
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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