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Shapley Harlow D3

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Image title: 
Harlow Shapley with a group of Egyptian astronomers
Credit line: 
AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

Harlow Shapley with a group of Egyptian astronomers possibly in Cairo in 1938 when Shapley was en route from the Stockholm I.A.U. meeting to the Harvard Southern Station in Bloemfontein, South Africa. 

Front row left to right are Mohamed Reda Madwar, Shapley, and Abd el-Hamid Mahmoud Samaha. 

Photo date: 
circa 1938
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972