Telescope, Yerkes Observatory

Price: $12.95
  

Stock #: 943997
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Williams Bay
State: Wisconsin (WI)
County: Walworth
Publisher: Bishop Post Card Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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On Lake Geneva, a telescope with 40 in. lens-largest in the world. The instrument is 63 feet long and with attachments for photographic work 6 feet are added. The tube weighs 6 tons and the moving parts weigh 20 tons. It is so delicately balanced that it can be moved with one hand.

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