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Title
Yerkes Observatory under construction, looking northeast
Date Created and/or Issued
1896 August
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Yerkes Observatory under construction, looking northeast. The brick work for the first and second floors is complete, and ready for the construction of the domes. The base for the great dome is on the left, the base of the south dome to the right, and George Ellery Hale's dog Sirius is in the foreground.
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
Black and white photograph; 19 x 24 cm
Identifier
Yerkes Observatory #010
44114
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/5
Subject
Yerkes Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Construction
Williams Bay (Wis.)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Williams Bay (Wis.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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