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Yerkes Observatory F16

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Yerkes Observatory F16

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Image title: 
Souvenir silk handkerchief depicting the mounting for the 40 inch Yerkes Observatory refracting telescope
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AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

Souvenir silk handkerchief, from the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, depicting the mounting for the 40 inch Yerkes Observatory refracting telescope.

Photo date: 
circa 1893
Original format: 
1 print on silk (black and white; 11.5 x 16.5 inches)
Yerkes Observatory