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Title
Portrait of Jacobus Cornelius Kapteyn, seated in the Monastery at Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1910
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Portrait of Jacobus Cornelius Kapteyn, seated in the Monastery at Mount Wilson Observatory. Kapteyn is seated in a wooden Mission-style armchair, with fabric-covered cushions. He is holding a newspaper in his hands and lap. He is wearing a suit, with a collar and cuff links. Behind him are books on book shelves. The Monastery at Mount Wilson was a dormitory for visiting scientists.
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 2962
30959
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/567
Subject
Kapteyn, J. C. (Jacobus Cornelius), 1851-1922
Astronomers
Scientists
Armchairs
Chairs
Suits (Clothing)
Collars
Neckwear
Cuff links
American newspapers
Bookcases
Books
Interiors
Dormitories
Mount Wilson Observatory
Portrait photographs
Portrait Photographs. (aat)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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