1922 Rotogravure Mount Wilson Observatory Pasadena CA Astronomy Telescope Orion


This is an original 1922 sepia rotogravure of interior views of the Mount Wilson Observatory in Pasadena, California. Shown is the great telescope; the constellation of Orion, featuring the star, Betelgeuse; and an exterior view of the Mount Wilson Observatory. Also shown is a telescope found in Tretow, Germany (Deutschland).


This 89+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 15.25 inches; 25 x 39 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)