Sir John Herschel, English astronomer and scientist, c 1860.

Pound, D J

 
Sir John Herschel, English astronomer and scientist, c 1860.
4 0 c m
 
29cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

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Sir John Herschel (1792-1871) discovered 525 nebulae and clusters. He pioneered celestial photography, discovering the cyanotype or blueprint process in 1842, and carried out research on photo-active chemicals and the wave theory of light.

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