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Person: NASMYTH, James  (1808-1890)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
James Hall NASMYTH
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
engineer and astronomer whose work was used for lantern slides
Main period of activity
N/A
Other internet resources
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
19 August 1808
born at
7 May 1890
81
died at
unknown location
Slide sets linked to this person

creator of source image(s): Astronomy (lecture: Sciopticon Co., 19 slides, in/before 1888)

Slides showing image of this person
slide image -- James Nasmyth
Slide set reference

image appears in: [Chetham's Library Collection: miscellaneous portraits -- box 10] (set type unknown: manufacturer unknown, 77 slides, n.d.)

Lucerna ID  6003992

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 July 2018

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