John Herschel's drawing of a clockwork device, c 1830s.

Herschel, John F W (John Frederick William), Sir

John Herschel's drawing of a clockwork device, c 1830s.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Description

Experiment 1108 from John Herschel's own notebook. Herschel (1792-1871) was an English astronomer, mathematician and chemist who discovered 525 nebulae and clusters. He pioneered celestial photography and invented the cyanotype or blueprint proces.

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