Lewis Richard Kolle (1895-1993)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4937]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4937

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Summary

Dr. Lewis Richard Koller (1895-1993), research physicist, General Electric Research Laboratory, with the daylight recorder developed for Italian aviator and explorer Umberto Nobile (1885-1978) to use in recording daylight in his proposed dirigible trip over the North Pole. The giant photoelectric cell at the top is the sensitive eye of the apparatus.

Subject

  • Kolle, Lewis Richard 1895-1993
  • Nobile, Umberto 1885-1978
  • General Electric Company Research Laboratory

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4937

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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Topic

Physics

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4937]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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