photograph of the moon

photograph of the moon

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8" x 10" glass positive image marked "Moon-Aug 31, 1890 14h 27m Enlarged 2 times SWB - Dup C." A paper label on the image reads "Lick Obsy Aug. 31, 1890 14h 27m Reference Invoice (Apl 15, 91) #868." The original storage envelope is marked "Smithsonian Institution International Exchanges Received Apr. 15, 1891 Invoice 868" and "Aug 31, 1890 Mare Criseum Enlargement 2 times."
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photograph of the moon
overall: 8 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in x 1/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 26.67 cm x.3175 cm
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