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Title
60-inch telescope dome building under construction, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
11/1907
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
60-inch dome under construction, Mount Wilson Observatory. Second main girder being hoisted into place. The structural framing in both the round building and the domed roof are clearly visible. Trees are in the surrounding area.
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 296
28293
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1114
Subject
Observatory domes
Astronomical observatories
Steel framing (Building)
Steel, Structural
Round buildings
Mount Wilson Observatory
Construction--California
Construction projects
Building--California
Trees
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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