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   Proctor
   Richard Anthony
   R. A. P. ;
   1st c.1858 ; 2nd c. 1880
   American popularizer of astronomy Mary Proctor (1862-1957)
   1837 in Chelsea, London
   1888
   New York
    father dying in 1850
   
   studies at King's College London; then scholarship at St John's College, Cambridge (graduated in 1860 as 23rd wrangler)
   United Kingdom
   illustr. in his own books, eg., Other Worlds than Ours, London 1870; The sun: ruler, fire, light, and life of the planetary system, 1871; The orbs around us: a series of familiar essays, 1872; The Great Pyramid: observatory,tomb& temple, 1883; ...
   weekly journal "Knowledge and the Illustrated Scientific News" (founding editor since 1881); Royal Astronomical Society (member 1866, hon.secr.1872)
   used astronomical drawings of ->William Dawes in reworked form for his own books; w. Arthur Cowper Ranyard on his latest books; Proctor's drawings were used for J. Browning's 3D lunar & mars globes
   astronomical drawing ; lunar & martian cartography, based on drawings of ->William Dawes; en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Proctor_Mars_Map.jpg
    http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/prints-multiples/an-english-9-inch-manuscript-globe-of-mars-5067933-details.aspx?from=searchresults&intObjectID=50
   a few books available online: see www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/p#a6917
   B.Lightman: Visual theology, Isis 91(2000): 664ff.; Victorian Popularizers, Chicago 2009; Obit.s by W.Noble in: Observatory 11(1888): 366–388, Charlotte Willard in Popular Astronomy 1 (March 1894): 319–321, Monthly Not.Royal Astr.Society 49,2: 164–168; J. Blunck: Marsgl.,Globusfreund 43/44(199
   born in the UK, R.A.P. settled in America some time after his second marriage in 1881, and died of yellow fever at New York; cf. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-abs_connect?db_key=AST&db_key=PRE&qform=AST&arxiv_sel=astro-ph&arxiv_sel=cond-mat&arxiv_sel=cs&arxiv_sel=gr-qc&arxiv_sel=hep-ex&arxiv
   71487031
   
   





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