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    • 1665

    Engravings from Schem. 38 of the first edition of Robert Hooke's seminal volume, Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon.

    • The Astronomer
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of an astronomer posed with a telescope. An anthropomorphic rendering of a moon is visible in the background. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in…

    • 1960s

    General view of an unidentified technician checking the flatness of a 45-inch beryllium mirror manufactured by the Perkin-Elmer Corporation. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the lightweight metal mirror was…

    • 1962

    Two views of display models of Perkin-Elmer Corporation instruments and apparatus being examined by groups of unidentified men, women, and children. The model in the top photograph depicts a stratoscope, a balloon-borne…

    • 1950s

    General view of an unidentified group examining a Perkin-Elmer stratoscope, a balloon-borne astronomical telescope designed to study the turbulence and granulation in the Sun's photosphere, as well as planetary…

    • 1960s

    General view of a young boy examining a model of a stratoscope, a balloon-borne astronomical telescope designed to study the turbulence and granulation in the Sun's photosphere, as well as planetary atmospheres. Several…

    • 1950s

    General view of Perkin-Elmer Corporation Vice President Thomas Fahy (right) and two unidentified individuals examining a model of a stratoscope, a balloon-borne astronomical telescope designed to study the turbulence…