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Image title: 
Staples Presents Franklin Medal to Hubble
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Photograph by Associated Press, Huntington Library, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

Philip Staples (left), President of the Franklin Institute, presents the Franklin Medal to Edwin Hubble of the Mount Wilson Observatory, Carnegie Institute of Washington, Pasadena, CA in recognition of his extensive study of the Nebulae, May 17, 1939.

Photo date: 
May 17, 1939
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Hubble, Edwin, 1889-1953