Portrait of Sir William Herschel (1738 - 1822)
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actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Portrait of Sir William Herschel (1738 - 1822)

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Bath's famous astronomer and musician who discovered Uranus in 1781 from his observatory in New King Street, Bath. From a crayon picture by the late J Russell RA in the possession of Sir John Herschell. Under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Engraved by E Scriven.

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LS Portraits Herschel, William

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Bath Central Library

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