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Title
Snow telescope building, under construction, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
12/30/1904
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Snow telescope coelostat pier and rolling shelter under construction as seen from southwest with construction workers posing on the structure, Mount Wilson Observatory. Fourteen (14) construction workers are posed on the platform and on the metal scaffolding that surrounds the stone columns. The roof of the rolling shelter is partially constructed. Shrubs cover the hillside adjacent to the building.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 4X5 film neg; 1 8X10 print
Identifier
COPC 230
28227
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1062
Subject
Construction--California
Construction workers--United States
Observatories
Astronomical observatories
Mount Wilson Observatory
Columns
Scaffolding
Platforms
Roofs
Shrubs
Group portraits. (gmgpc)
Portrait Photographs. (aat)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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