1906 Print Lick Telescope Observatory Mount Hamilton CA ORIGINAL HISTORIC TW3


This is an excellent original 1906 halftone print featuring an image of the Lick Telescope of the Lick Observatory located in Mount Hamilton, California.

The Lick Telescope with 36 inches of diameter, is the second in size, only to the 40-inch Yerkes refractor of the University of Chicago, at Yerkes Observatory located in Williams Bay, Wisconsin.

The Lick Observatory is an astronomical observatory, situated on the summit of Mount Hamilton, in California. The Lick Observatory is owned and operated by the University of California.


This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 6.75 inches; 14 x 17 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Astronomy