Crew and Scientists, Solar Eclipse Expedition, on board the "U.S.S. Los Angeles."

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2017-003777]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1925

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Image No. SIA2017-003777

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Summary

Crew and scientists for the solar eclipse expedition, on board the dirigible U.S.S. Los Angeles. Left to right: Chester Burleigh Watts (1889-1971), astronomer, U.S. Naval Observatory; George Henry Peters (1863-1947), astronomer, U.S. Naval Observatory; Frank Bowers Littell (1869-1951), astronomer, U.S. Naval Observatory; Edwin Taylor Pollock (1870-1943), Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Observatory; Walter Leroy Richardson (1889-1945), chief photographer for the U.S. Bureau of Aeronautics; Alvin K. Peterson, chief photographer for the U.S. Navy; Watson Davis (1896-1967), Managing Editor, Science Service.

Subject

  • Watts, C. B (Chester Burleigh) 1889-1971
  • Peters, George Henry 1863-1947
  • Littell, Frank Bowers 1869-1951
  • Pollock, Edwin T (Edwin Taylor) 1870-1943
  • Richardson, Walter Leroy 1889-1945
  • Peterson, Alvin K
  • Davis, Watson 1896-1967
  • U.S.S. Los Angeles (Airship)
  • United States Naval Observatory
  • United States Navy Department Bureau of Aeronautics
  • United States Navy
  • Science Service

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Image No. SIA2017-003777

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1925
  • January 24, 1925

Restrictions & Rights

  • No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
  • No Known Copyright Restrictions

Topic

  • Solar eclipses
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Astronomy

Form/Genre

Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2017-003777]

Physical description

Photographic prints; 3.5 x 5.5