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   Lassell
   William
   W. L. ;
   
   daughters Maria Lassell and Caroline Lassell
   1799 in Bolton in Lancashire
   1880
   Maidenhead
   death from fever in 1810
   
   school at Rochdale for eighteen months, was apprentice from 1814 to 1821 in a merchant's office in Liverpool, and set up in business as a brewer about
   United Kingdom
   large drawing of Orion nebula, executed under his supervision by his daughter Caroline in 1868, presented to the Royal Society & photomechanically reproduced in 'Knowledge' 1 May 1889 ;
   Royal Astronomical Society (publ. in their Monthly Notices & Memoirs); Royal Society (Fellow 1849, medal 1858); Royal Society Edinburgh; Soc. Uppsala
   with his daughters Maria and Caroline on astronomical drawings, obtained with big home-made reflecting telescope ;
   astronomical drawing
   www.mikeoates.org/lassell/saturn.jpg ; www.mikeoates.org/lassell/orion_nebula.jpg
   http://www.mikeoates.org/lassell/lassell_by_a_chapman.htm
   Agnes Mary Clerke in DNB 32: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Lassell,_William_%28DNB00%29 ; James Mussell: A.C.Ranyard, Knowledge & reproduction of astronomical photographs, in: Brit. J. Hist. Sci. 42 (2009): 363-6 ;
   Liverpool businessman who had made his fortune in the brewing trade. cf. also Steinicke: Observing & Cataloguing Nebulae & Star Clusters, Cambridge p. 481 ;
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