Jai Singh's Observatory, Jaipur, India

ID: 94-12558

Creator: Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) b. 1872

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1925

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder 8

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Summary

Photograph of Jai Singh's Observatory in Jaipur, India. One of a set of photos taken by Astrophysicist Charles Greeley Abbot (Fifth Smithsonian Secretary, 1928-1944) titled "Hunting an Observatory."

Subject

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There are many photos of this area taken by Abbot in SIA RU7005 B187 F8.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7005, Box 187, Folder 8

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1925

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Observatories
  • Astrophysicists
  • Landscapes
  • Jai Singh's Observatory
  • Observing (field) stations

Place

  • Jaipur, India
  • India

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

94-12558

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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