Cover page and first page of W. A. Bentley's "Studies Among the Snow Crystals"

ID: SIA2011-0984 and SIA2011-0985

Creator: Bentley, W. A (Wilson Alwyn) 1865-1931

Form/Genre: Pictorial works

Date: 1902

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 31, Box 12, Folder 18: Bentley, Wilson A., 1902. Article on structure of snow crystals, including photographs

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Summary

Cover page and first page of Wilson A. Bentley's "Studies Among the Snow Crystals" from 1902. Bentley, who invented the technique of microphotography of snowflakes and took thousands of images throughout his life, donated many of his snowflake photographs to the Smithsonian Institution in 1904.

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

SIA2011-0984 (cover), SIA2011-0985 (page 1).

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 31, Box 12, Folder 18: Bentley, Wilson A., 1902. Article on structure of snow crystals, including photographs

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1902

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Photography
  • Snow
  • Donors
  • Scientific applications
  • Snowflakes
  • History
  • Crystallography
  • Photomicrography
  • Photography--History
  • Photography--Scientific applications

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Pictorial works
  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2011-0984 and SIA2011-0985

Physical description

Number of Images: 2 Color: Color ; Size: 9 3/8w x 11 6/8h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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