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Maclear & Herschel

Brian Warner

Maclear & Herschel

letters & diaries at the Cape of Good Hope, 1834-1938

by Brian Warner

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Published by A.A. Balkema in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Cape of Good Hope
    • Subjects:
    • Maclear, Thomas, 1794-1879 -- Correspondence.,
    • Herschel, John F. W. Sir, 1792-1871 -- Correspondence.,
    • Astronomers -- Correspondence.,
    • Astronomy -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- Observations.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMaclear and Herschel.
      Statementby Brian & Nancy Warner.
      SeriesSouth African biographical and historical studies ;, 27
      ContributionsWarner, Nancy., Maclear, Thomas, 1794-1879., Herschel, John F. W. Sir, 1792-1871.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB36.M27 A4 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 248 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2607869M
      ISBN 100869611453
      LC Control Number85168797

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      John Herschel was the son of William Herschel, discoverer of the planet Uranus. But he earned his own reputation as an astronomer, mathematician, chemist, translator, artist, writer, and pioneer of photography. When he died he was laid to rest in Westminster Abbey near Sir Isaac Newton. - John Herschel - Astronomy at BellaOnline. The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.

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Get this from a library. Maclear & Herschel: letters & diaries at the Cape of Good Hope, [Thomas Maclear, Sir; John F W Herschel; Brian Warner; Nancy Warner].

Get this from a library. Maclear & Herschel: letters & diaries at the Cape of Good Hope, [Brian Warner; Nancy Warner; Thomas Maclear; John F W Herschel]. Herschel was born in Slough, Buckinghamshire, the son of Mary Baldwin and astronomer William was the nephew of astronomer Caroline studied shortly at Eton College and St John's College, Cambridge, graduating as Senior Wrangler in It was during his time as an undergraduate that he became friends with the mathematicians Charles Babbage and George : 7 MarchSlough, Buckinghamshire, England.

Book-Review - Maclear and Herschel - Letters and Diaries at the Cape of Good Hope Maclear & Herschel Letters & Diaries at the Cape of Good Hope in the Africana Books category for sale in Cape Town (ID) Buy Maclear & Herschel Letters & Diaries at the Cape of Good Hope for R Deal of the Week Stores Promotions.

Featured Deal of the Week Digital Vouchers Take things up a gear. -Maclear Family papers 5 items (Ref. Af) (contains MS account of early life Maclear & Herschel book Maclear, letter book of Capt. Harry Maclear, meteorological notes).-Draft of obituary of Maclear (Ref. Af).-Letter from Maclear to J.

Herschel Novem. From the description of Letters and papers of Sir John Herschel, (inclusive), [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: Sir John Frederick William Herschel () was an astronomer and prominent member of several British scientific societies of his day.

Herschel was born at Slough, England, March 7, Herschel Supply Co. is a design-driven manufacturer of the finest quality backpacks, bags, travel goods and accessories. Free Shipping and 24/7 Customer Service in NA, EU, UK and AUS. The challenges that Herschel and Maclear faced in this outpost of the British empire are suggested by the facts that the founding director of the Cape observatory had died in a scarlet fever epidemic a few years after taking his post and his successor (and Maclear's predecessor) had resigned after thirteen months in protest at the poor living.

Very good condition. "The arrival at the Cape of Good Hope, early inof Sir John Herschel and Thomas Maclear initiated for them a period of intense scientific endeavour.

Herschel was graced by a name which, from the astronomical discoveries of his father, Sir William Herschel. Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet, KH, FRS (7 March – 11 May ) [1] was an English mathematician, astronomer, chemist, and experimental photographer/inventor, who in some years also did valuable botanical work.

[1] He was the son of Mary Baldwin and astronomer William Herschel. Maclear (the son of Thomas Maclear) and Herschel’s sons decided which to use at a 10 The English inscription reads: ‘During the residence of four years in this colony [Sir John Herschel] contributed as largely by his benevolent exertions to the cause of education and.

Anon. “Sir Thomas Maclear.” Monthly, Notices of the Royal Astronomical, Society – Google Scholar. Book Excerpt sion. Let them be always honored according to their deserts; and long may Maclear, Herschel, Airy, and others live to make known the wonders and glory of creation, and to aid in rendering the pathway of the world safe to mariners, and the dark places of the earth open to Christians.

Maclear Family papers 5 items (Ref. Af) (contains MS account of early life of Maclear, letter book of Capt. Harry Maclear, meteorological notes). Draft of obituary of Maclear (Ref. Af). Letter from Maclear to J. Herschel Novem recommending Bain (Ref. Bain Papers A6).

Table of contents for Journal for the History of Astronomy, 17, 2, John continued to suffer from poor health, but managed to publish several more books and articles, receive visitors regularly, and correspond with his colleagues.

Herschel died at Collingwood on 11 Maylikely as a result of chronic bronchial problems. His funeral in London was attended by most of the leading British scientists of his day.

[Julia Herschel (Mrs. Maclear)]; Julia Margaret Cameron (British, born India, - ); ; Albumen silver print; × cm (10 1/8 × 8 1/8 in.); XM. Amelia Herschel (–) married Sir Thomas Francis Wade, diplomat and sinologist; Julia Edith Herschel (–) married on 4 June to Captain (later Admiral) John Fiot Lee Pearse Maclear; Matilda Rose Herschel (–), a gifted artist, married William Waterfield (Indian Civil Service) Francisca Herschel (–).Those who have never carried a book through the press can form no idea of the amount of toil it involves.

The process has increased my respect for authors and authoresses a thousand-fold. I can not refrain from referring, with sentiments of admiration and gratitude, to my friend Thomas Maclear, Esq., the accomplished Astronomer Royal at the Cape.His father, Sir Frederick William Herschel, also an astronomer, had discovered the planet Uranus in Sir John would continue his father’s work in Cape Town by building a 21 ft telescope through which he observed the return of Halley’s Comet.

He was helped in this endeavor by another well-known astronomer, Sir Thomas Maclear.