[Photograph of Secretary-Manager of Corning Chamber of Commerce C. W. Bond cuts glass ribbon to open new museum housing 200 inch disk] [picture].

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[Photograph of Secretary-Manager of Corning Chamber of Commerce C. W. Bond cuts glass ribbon to open new museum housing 200 inch disk] [picture].
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1 item : ink on paper ; 19 x 25 cm
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Bib ID: 
126787
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126787
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Photograph is of C.W. Bond, Secretary-Manager of Corning Chamber of Commerce, cutting glass ribbon to admit first visitor to new Civic Observatory Museum. A crowd is gathered around him, including a brass band.
The Civic Observatory Museum was dedicated September 2, 1939.
"Opening a new museum, a monument to glass and astronomy, built through public subscription to house the original 200-inch telescope disc. C. W. Bond, Secretary-Manager of the Corning Chamber of Commerce cuts a glass ribbon admitting the first visitor." -- typed on label affixed to lower edge of verso.
"Astonomy" -- written in black ink along upper left edge of verso.
"D-67" -- penciled in on lower right corner of verso.
"Miller" -- stamped in pink ink on lower right corner of verso.
Gift of Thomas Dimitroff.
Digitized in-house October 2014.