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Group portrait at P. Weiss's Laboratory
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AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, gift of Karl F. Herzfeld

Tea in P. Weiss's Laboratory in the Institute of Technology (Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule) Zurich, Spring; Front row from Formal group portrait of L-R: Karl F. Herzfeld, Otto Stern, Albert Einstein, E. Picard (Weiss' assistant, later a balloonist), Fortrat (Weiss Assistant, author of Fortrat diagram (frequency of diatomic molecules as function of rot, qu. Number), Miss Grigorjeff, translator of Chevolson's Lehrbuch der Physik from Russian into German, visitor; Back row Paul Ehrenfest (second from left), the two ladies are Dutch high school teachers (van Leeuwen ), Foex (magnetism) and Wolfers. The latter two are also Weiss assistants.

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3 photographic prints (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Herzfeld, Karl F. (Karl Ferdinand), 1892-
Stern, Otto, 1888-1969
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933