Image ID
DN-0055685
Headline
Yerkes Observatory's 24 inch reflector telescope, with an operator looking into its eyepiece
Date Depicted
1910
Date Created
1910
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0055685, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2890
Max Pixels - Width
2342
KEYWORDS
C_0248
Yerkes Observatory
Telescopes
Wisconsin
Williams Bay
1910-1919
Astronomical observatories
Williams Bay (Wis.)
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
yerkes observatorys 24 inch reflector telescope with an operator looking into its eyepiece

Image of a man sitting on a ladder, looking into the eyepiece of a 24-inch reflector telescope used in watching a comet in its first stages, at the Yerkes Observatory at Williams Bay, Wisconsin.

Image of a man sitting on a ladder, looking into the eyepiece of a 24-inch reflector telescope used in watching a comet in its first stages, at the Yerkes Observatory at Williams Bay, Wisconsin.

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