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Curtis Heber F1

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Curtis Heber F1

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Image title: 
Curtis with Crossley Reflector
Credit line: 
"Through Rugged Ways to the Stars," H. Shapley, New York: C. Scribner's, 1969, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Shapley Collection

Heber Curtis, Harlow Shapley's opponent in the "Great Debate," at the eye-piece of the 24 inch Crossley Reflector at Lick Observatory.

Original format: 
3 photographic prints (black and white; (2) 5.5 x 9.5 inches, (1) 3.75 x 6.5 inches)
Curtis, Heber Doust, 1872-1942