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Yerkes Observatory | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Yerkes Observatory | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A view of Yerkes Observatory at Williams Bay, Lake Geneva. It was the "largest refracting telescope in the world," according to "Wisconsin: A Guide To The Badger State."
DESCRIPTION
A view of Yerkes Observatory at Williams Bay, Lake Geneva. It was the "largest refracting telescope in the world," according to "Wisconsin: A Guide To The Badger State."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:81409
Creation Date:circa 1936
Creator Name:Hone, Harold N.
City:Williams Bay
County:Walworth
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Hone, Harold N., 1892-1970 : Harold Hone photographs, circa 1936-1940
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:F586 W97, pp. 310-311
Original Dimensions:5 x 3 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This photograph was taken for the Writer's Program to be used as an illustration for the book, "Wisconsin: A Guide To The Badger State." It can be found between pages 310 and 311.
SUBJECTS
Observatories
Trees
Outdoor photography
Astronomical instruments

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