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Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, ca. 1910-1920

view Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, ca. 1910-1920 digital asset number 1
Collector:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution)
Subject:
Rowland, Henry Augustus
Burka, S. W
Physical description:
Glass plates, 8" x 10"
Positive of Rowland: Glass plate, 8" x 10", red opaquing medium painted heavily
0.1 cubic foot
1 box
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Transparencies
Place:
Moon
Date:
1910
1920
ca 1910-1920
1910-1920
Summary:
Collection designated for miscellaneous glass plates, unidentified and/or of unknown provenance. The plates included here are indexed, but additional items may be added to the collection. There are eight plates, both negatives and positives; subjects include a man with cog railway tracks(?), two images of an observatory and two of the moon, and four identical images (two negatives and two positives) of Henry A. Rowland with his ruling engine.
Cite as:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Observatories
Cog railways
Ruling engines
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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