Saturday 23 April 2016

Astrognome Scrapbook John Phillips

John Phillips

On April 24th 1874 John Phillips died although best known for his work on geology he was also a pioneer of astronomical photography. 

John Phillips was born in Wiltshire, He was the first keeper of the Yorkshire Museum in York and helped organise the first meeting of the Association for the Advance of Science meeting that was held in York in 1831.

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