Hayden Planetarium-Grace Peruvian Eclipse Expedition (1937)
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Identifier: Mss .S747
Dates: 1937 - 1937
Identifier: Film Collection no. 253
Scope and Contents Filmed during the Hayden Planetarium-Grace Peruvian Eclipse Expedition, 1937. Charles H. Coles, head of the AMNH photographic department, was the official photographer and seized the opportunity to make this film on his own time. George Clyde Fisher, curator of astronomy at the AMNH-Hayden Planetarium, led the expedition. The film opens with a train traveling up the Peruvian Andes toward the summit camp and views of the Andes. The staff visits the Huancayo market where the natives sell...