[Drawing board] [realia].

[Drawing board] [realia].

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1 wooden board : paper, wood, and nails ; 25 x 32 x 3 cm
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Range 49, Bay 6, Shelf 5
Wooden drawing board, mounted on left and right sides with narrow strips of wood for height, used by George V. McCauley during the design phase of the 200 inch disk. Four sheets of paper are attached to board along upper edge with two tacks. First two pages are vacant while second two pages feature designs; pages with designs are also heavily stained. Various colored markings appear directly on board beneath papers.
Gift of Anne Price, daughter of George McCauley.
Gift; Anne Price; 2011; 1000153064
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.
Board is heavily scarred due to tack holes.