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Burbidge Eleanor Margaret D3

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Burbidge Eleanor Margaret D3

Donor: 
Donald D. Clayton
Image title: 
Burbidge, Burbidge, Fowler and Hoyle
Credit line: 
AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Clayton Collection
Description: 

Left to right: Eleanor Burbidge, Geoffrey Burbidge, William A. Fowler, and Fred Hoyle with the steam train presented to William Fowler in July 1971 at the conference on massive objects organized in honor of his 60th birthday. The steam train was purchased by Donald Clayton for 135 pounds at Jones Antiques, Portobello Road, London, on July 9 and presented to Fowler at the conference banquet, July 20, 1971.

Photo date: 
July 20, 1971
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8.5 x 7 inches)
Person(s): 
Burbidge, E. Margaret
Burbidge, Geoffrey R.
Fowler, William A.
Hoyle, Fred, 1915-2001
Collection: 
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