Worker strips the ladle to remove excess glass [picture].

Title: 
Worker strips the ladle to remove excess glass [picture].
Publisher: 
1934.
Description: 
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 23 cm.
Bib ID: 
119815
Notes: 
Displayed in the exhibition titled "Mirror to Discovery: The 200-inch Disk and the Hale Reflecting Telescope at Palomar" held at the Rakow Research Library from January 10-October 30, 2011.
A reproduction made from a digital image of this item was displayed in the exhibition titled "Mirror to Discovery" held at the National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK, May 31-September 9, 2012.
Photographed January 2011 for the exhibition titled "Mirror to Discovery: The 200-inch Disk and the Hale Reflecting Telescope at Palomar" held at the Rakow Research Library from January 10-October 30, 2011. (Photography no. 1000102047).
Photograph is probably of Charlie Wilson striping ladle of excess glass; it is probable that it is Wilson because the man is wearing a protective facial shied that appears to be attached to a catcher's mask, a signature feature of Wilson's. Another man, to Wilson's right, assists.
This item is in the "Hostetter Collection" archive.
"Corning, N.Y. - the second 200-inch mirror for the world's greatest telescope, the astronomical eye that will see one million times better than a human eye, being placed in the furnace today at the Corning Glass Works as it was poured without a single flaw. D-12/2/34." -- typed on small piece of paper affixed to verso.