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Sir John Frederick William Herschel, British astronomer, 1867. Artist: Julia Margaret Cameron

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, British astronomer, 1867. Artist: Julia Margaret Cameron

1-632-453 - Historica Graphica Collection/Heritage Images

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, British astronomer, 1867. The son of Sir William Herschel, who discovered the planet Uranus, John Herschel (1792-1871) followed his father in astronomical research, mapping the sky of the southern hemisphere and cataloguing many previously unseen stars. He was also a pioneer photographer, and coined the photographic terms 'negative and 'positive'.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0600000079
  1. 1-632-453
  1. 1632453
  1. 64676

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3689x4740
File Size : 51229kb

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Creator
  1. Julia Margaret Cameron, attributed to: British - English: Artist, photographer
Subject
  1. Sir John Frederick William Herschel: British: Astronomer
Medium
  1. Photograph
Picture Type
  1. Portrait

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