Box of Photographs of Spectra

Box of Photographs of Spectra

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Box of spectrum photographs probably taken by Henry Draper.
Ref: George F. Barker, “Memoir of Henry Draper,” Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 3 (1895), pp. 81-139.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Solar & Stellar Spectra Set
associated dates
1973 04 30 / 1973 04 30
associated place
United States: Pennsylvania
Physical Description
wood, mahogany (overall material)
brass & iron (overall material)
glass & photo emulsion (overall material)
average spatial: 9 cm x 11 cm x 21 cm; 3 9/16 in x 4 5/16 in x 8 1/4 in
overall: 3 1/2 in x 8 in x 4 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
John William Christopher Draper and James Christopher Draper
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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