John Herschel portrait



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English: Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet KH, FRS (March 7, 1792 – May 11, 1871) [2] was an English mathematician, astronomer, chemist, and experimental photographer/inventor, who in some years also did valuable botanical work.[2] He was the son of astronomer Sir William Herschel and the father of 12 children.[2]
?esky: Sir John Frederick William Herschel (7. b?ezna 1792 Slough, tehdy Buckinghamshire, dnes Berkshire, Velká Británie – 11. kv?tna 1871 Londýn, Velká Británie) byl anglický astronom a matematik, chemik, botanik, pr?kopník fotografování.
Date 1800???
Source http://www.flickr.com/photos/smithsonian/2550982773/sizes/l/
Author Maull and co.
Description Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

Medium: Medium unknown

Dimensions: 9.4 cm x 5.8 cm

Date: prior to1871

Collection: Scientific Identity: Portraits from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology - As a supplement to the Dibner Library for the History of Science and Technology's collection of written works by scientists, engineers, natural philosophers, and inventors, the library also has a collection of thousands of portraits of these individuals. The portraits come in a variety of formats: drawings, woodcuts, engravings, paintings, and photographs, all collected by donor Bern Dibner. Presented here are a few photos from the collection, from the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Repository: Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Accession number: SIL14-H004-03
Date 20 May 2008(2008-05-20), 19:09
Source Portrait of John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871): Astronomer, Physicist, Chemist
Author Maull and co.
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