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Title
Building site for the Hooker Reflecting telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 6/1913
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Building site for the Hooker reflecting telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory. Installation of the concrete footings for the building. Photographed from the 150-foot tower telescope. A few construction workers are visible on the work site, as well as several wooden sheds. Trees surround the construction area; the San Gabriel Mountains are 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 8X10 print
Identifier
COPC 26
28023
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/548
Subject
Construction projects
Construction equipment
Construction workers
Building--California
Sheds
Astronomical observatories
Mount Wilson Observatory
Trees
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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