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Increase Lapham Examining a Meteorite

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DESCRIPTION

Stereograph portrait of Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) examining the sixth fragment of a 33 lb. meteorite found in Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin in 1871.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 1944

Creation Date: 1871 ca.

Creator Name: Not known

City: Trenton

County: Pierce

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Lapham, Increase Allen : Increase A. Lapham papers, 1825 - 1930

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: NF Lapham, Increase

Original Dimensions: 7 x 3.5 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Trenton Meteorite Milwaukee Public Museum Catalog #: 19258 The Trenton Meteorite at 4.5 billion years old is the oldest item in the Museum collection and perhaps on Earth. Report of the Smithsonian Institution for 1869.

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