Sir John Frederick William Herschel, British astronomer, 1867. Artist: Julia Margaret Cameron
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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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- Julia Margaret Cameron, attributed to: British - English: Artist, photographer
- Sir John Frederick William Herschel: British: Astronomer
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