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Telescope Building, Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C., circa 1907-1912

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Summary:Image of the Telescope Building at the Naval Observatory, circa 1907-1912. Caption reads: "The U.S. Naval Observators in charge of the Bureau of Navigation, has a 26-inch equatorial telescope and is admirably equipped for astronomical work. From the Observatory Washington time is telegraphed daily to all parts of the United States." Postmark: April 3, 1912. Postcard number: M-6291.
Provider:Washington News Company
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects:Observation towers
Astronomical observatories
United States Naval Observatory
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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