- 8" x 10" glass negative image of the moon taken by Edward Emerson Barnard at the Lick Observatory. A note on the image reads "1890, Aug. 25. 7h 57m P.S.T. Moon's age 10d 12h - exposure 3 sec. Aperture 8 inches A1/25BOC1/25 - wt.5. Moon very low - d = -24O" and "C226 E.E.B." The inscriptions on the original storage envelope read “#3” and "Pl V" and "Original - 1890 Aug 25 Instrument 33-inch Moon - Age 10d 12h Enlargement: O." and "Presented to Smithsonian Inst by the Lick Observatory."
- Currently not on view
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- glass negative
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- overall: 11 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 29.845 cm x 34.925 cm x.635 cm
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- Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
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- National Museum of American History
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