Photograph of the Moon


8" x 10" glass positive image with handwritten inscription reading "Plate II, Glass Positive" and "1888 Aug. 14 The Moon: Age 7 days Taber's copy of negative by S.W. Burnham no. 16 Lick Observatory copy by W.W.C." A paper label on the image reads "Received from Lick Obsy. Civil Date of taking Aug. 14, 1888 Reference Letter E.S. Holden July 13, 90" The original storage envelope is marked "Plate II".

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0321.06Catalog Number: 1996.0321.06Accession Number: 1996.0321

Object Name: photograph of the moon

Measurements: overall: 11 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 29.845 cm x 34.925 cm x .635 cm


Record Id: nmah_1184257

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