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The $1,000,000 Adler Planetarium comprising of an observatory and astronomical museum the only one in U.S.A. is situated at the north end of the lake front island off Roosevelt Road. One of the features of the planetarium is the $90,000 Zeiss projector built in Jena, Germany. The instrument reflects the planets and stars on a vaulted dome. An audience of several hundred will be seated comfortably in the lecture hall.

Physical Description

One linen postcard with divided back published by Gerson Brothers, Chicago, Illinois, and printed in the United States by Metrocraft, Everett, Massachusetts.

Condition

Unused

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–Illinois–Cook County–Chicago

Publisher

Gerson Bros.

Printer

Metrocraft

Printing Process

Chromolithography

Technique

Artist rendering

Date Issued

1930-1955

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Publisher Series

539

Postcard Collection Number

Illinois-13

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

332 KB

Image Format

Image/Jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Cop-Darc\Postcards\Linen Postcards\Illinois\IL-13A

Copyright

This postcard may be protected by copyright law. It is being made available for non-commercial, personal, educational, and research use only. It is the responsibility of the user to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) or heirs for any other use.

Keywords

Alder Planetarium and Astronomical Museum (Chicago, Illinois), Galleries & Museums, Astronomy

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