2-1899 Lick Observatory Positive glass plates
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LICK OBSERVATORY. The Pleiades, from Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, CA, December 28, 1899,
Sold for US$ 1,187 inc. premium
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LICK OBSERVATORY.
The Pleiades, from Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, CA, December 28, 1899, glass-plate positive, image 6 x 8¼ inches (155 x 210 mm), together with a view of the Observatory, glass-plate positive, image 5¾ x 8¼ inches (145 x 200 mm), both on plates 7¾ x 9¾ inches (195 x 245 mm), captioned outside in the image in manuscript, framed.

The Pleiades, photographed through the 36-inch Crossley Reflector, given to the observatory in 1895 by British politician Edward Crossley.
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