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Title
Scientists in the Monastery Library, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1/29/1931
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
(Left to right, front): Charles St. John, Albert Einstein, Walter Adams, Walther Mayer, (rear): Edwin Hubble, Arthur King, and Alfred Joy in the Monastery Library, Mount Wilson Observatory. The Monastery served as a dormitory for visiting scientists. The four men in the front row are seated in chairs. All seven men are posed in front on bookshelves in the Library. All seven men are wearing suits.
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 2798
30795
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1558
Subject
St. John, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1857-1935
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Adams, Walter S. (Walter Sydney), 1876-1956
Mayer, W. (Walther), b. 1887
Hubble, Edwin Powell, 1889-1953
King, Arthur Scott, 1876-1957
Joy, Alfred H. (Alfred Harrison), 1882-1973
Astronomers
Physicists
Scientists
Suits (Clothing)
Chairs
Books
Libraries
Interiors
Walls
Group portraits. (gmgpc)
Portrait Photographs. (aat)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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