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Person: BALL, Sir Robert  (1840-1913)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Sir Robert Stawell BALL
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
astronomer; lantern lecturer and photographer
Main period of activity
N/A
Relationships to other people

associated with MEDLAND, J. Brandon  (1846-1916)

associated with GARBUTT, James W.  (c.1864-1917)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
25 November 1913
73
died at
References
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 8.95 (April 1897)
  –  on use of photography in astronomy
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 12.140 (January 1901)
  –  lecture series at Royal Institution
‘Prominent men in the lantern world: no. XIX -- Mr E. Baker’ in OMLJ 11.135 (August 1900)
  –  employing E. Baker as lanternist
Lucerna ID  6003149

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 6 August 2014

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