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Spectroscopic Astronomy. Sir William Huggins.

Born in London, 1824, Sir William Huggins was an English astronomer who pioneered spectroscopic analysis of the chemical constituents of stars and other celestial objects. He determined that the sun and stars were composed mostly of hydrogen.

["Spy" was the pseudonym of caricaturist/illustrator Sir Leslie Ward (1851-1922).]

Printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Ltd. lith.


ID: 2006-00131
Ward, Sir Leslie ("Spy")

Creation Apr. 9, 1903

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print (caricature); LENGTH: 10 1/4 x 15 inches; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Vanity Fair print

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