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Title
Transportation of 100-inch mirror to Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1917-07
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Transportation of 100-inch mirror to Mount Wilson Observatory. The mirror is covered with a white tarpaulin and is loaded into the back of a truck. A small crowd of men and women surround the mirror on the truck. One of the Observatory's domes is seen behind some trees. The truck with the mirror is seen approaching the Observatory on a dirt road.
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 581
28578
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1473
Subject
Mirrors
Tarpaulins
Trucks
Mount Wilson Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Observatory domes
Dirt roads
Mountain roads
Crowds
Men--California--Mount Wilson--Photographs
Women--California--Mount Wilson--Photographs
Trees
Shrubs
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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