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Woman seated next to the Willamette meteorite from Oregon outside the American Museum of Natural History, circa 1902

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Woman seated next to the Willamette meteorite from Oregon outside the American Museum of Natural History, circa 1902

[1902, approximate]

Unknown (photographer)

Glass negatives

4 x 5

The Willamette Meteorite weighs 15.5 tons. This iron meteorite, which was found in Oregon, is the largest ever found in the United States and the sixth-largest in the world. It is currently on exhibit in The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe, located on the lower level of the Rose Center for Earth and Space.

New York, New York state, United States

Oregon, United States

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Exhibition preparation

Astrophysics

Museum buildings

Portraits

Meteorites

Information on rights available at the repository.

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Citation

Unknown (photographer), “Woman seated next to the Willamette meteorite from Oregon outside the American Museum of Natural History, circa 1902,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed July 17, 2019, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/25773.