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Title
Construction of walls for water reservoir at Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1911
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Construction of walls for a large water reservoir on Mount Wilson. Photograph taken from the 150-foot tower telescope; 60-inch telescope dome visible behind the construction. Trees are in the areas surrounding the reservoir walls and an observatory dome; the San Gabriel Mountains are seen in the background.
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 897
28894
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/478
Subject
Mount Wilson Observatory
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Reservoirs--California
Observatory domes
Construction--California
Astronomical observatories
Trees
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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