Pease, Francis 2 large gelatin silver prints mounted, whole Moon and half of
Lot 48
PEASE, FRANCIS GLADHEIM. 1881–1938. 2 large wide-angle images of the Moon, from Mount Wilson Observatory, near Pasadena, CA, September, 1919,
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Pease, Francis 2 large gelatin silver prints mounted, whole Moon and half of
PEASE, FRANCIS GLADHEIM. 1881–1938.
2 large wide-angle images of the Moon, from Mount Wilson Observatory, near Pasadena, CA, September, 1919, gelatin silver prints mounted probably for exhibition purposes, 19 x 15 inches (480 x 380 mm).

Pease assisted George W. Ritchey at Yerkes, before in 1908 transferring to Mount Wilson. He was responsible for the completion of the 100-inch telecope, a project that his mentor, Ritchey, had started. A crater on the Moon is named after him.
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