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Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

(1792-1871), Mathematician and astronomer; son of William Herschel

Sitter in 18 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Astronomer and physicist; son of Sir William Herschel, he followed his father in astronomical research, mapping the sky of the southern hemisphere; his many scientific achievements included contributions to early photography; invented photographic use of sensitized paper, introduced 'hypo' as a fixed agent, and coined the terms 'photograph', 'negative', and 'positive'.

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Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG x197115

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x197115

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt, by Julia Margaret Cameron - NPG x18040

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

by Julia Margaret Cameron
albumen print on gold-edged cabinet, April 1867
NPG x18040

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt, by Julia Margaret Cameron, published by  T. Fisher Unwin - NPG Ax29135

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

by Julia Margaret Cameron, published by T. Fisher Unwin
photogravure, published 1893 (1867)
NPG Ax29135

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt, by Daniel John Pound, published by  Illustrated News of the World, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D35723

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

by Daniel John Pound, published by Illustrated News of the World, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple and line engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D35723

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt, by William James Ward, after  Henry William Pickersgill - NPG D3015

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

by William James Ward, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, published 1835
NPG D3015

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt, by J. Cook, after  Henry William Pickersgill - NPG D16022

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

by J. Cook, after Henry William Pickersgill
stipple engraving, 1845 or after
NPG D16022

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt, by G. Gabrielli, published by  Williams & Son - NPG D35722

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

by G. Gabrielli, published by Williams & Son
stipple and line engraving, published 1875
NPG D35722

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'The Forty-Foot Telescope at Slough'

by Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt
platinum print, 1839, printed later
NPG x44706

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'Collingwood' (the house of Sir John Herschel)

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, circa 1860
NPG x44704

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Isabella Herschel; Maria Sophia Hardcastle (née Herschel); Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

by Unknown photographer
bromide print on card mount, 1864, printed later
NPG x44630

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Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

by William James Ward, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, published 1835
NPG D20345

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