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Title
A portion of the tube for A.A. Michelson's velocity of light experiments, Irvine
Date Created and/or Issued
11/25/1932
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
A portion of the tube for A.A. Michelson's velocity of light experiment from inside the house in Irvine. The interior walls of the building are of corrugated sheet metal. What appears to be an electric control box sits in front of the tube. Wires and additional apparatus fill the room.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Identifier
COPC 719
28716
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1663
Subject
Tubes
Buildings--California--Irvine--Photographs
Interiors
Electric apparatus and appliances
Electric controllers
Electric switchgear
Wire
Corrugated sheet metal
Interior walls
Michelson, Albert A. (Albert Abraham), 1852-1931
Light--Speed--Experiments
Light--Experiments
Irvine (Calif.)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Irvine (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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