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Einstein on a bike February 6, 1933. The photo was taken by Caltech trustee Ben Meyer at his home in Santa Barbara. A gift of Evelina Hale to the Archives in 1959. In her letter Mrs. Hale wrote "Could [the photograph] be called documentary!". A sepia-toned poster of this image is also available. Photo ID 1.8-1




Photographs & Images Collection

The Archives maintains an online database of more than ten thousand images from our collections. Images relate to Caltech but also to the history of science in general, and they represent people, places, fine art, rare book illustrations, and historic instruments.

Image Archive

Material from the Image Archive and other collections may be available for educational use. All transactions are covered by contract, and fees will normally be charged. For further information please see Access and Use.

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