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   Draper
   Henry
   H. D. ;
   
   
   1837
   1882
   
   John William Draper (1811-1882), medical doctor, chemist, botanist, and professor at New York Univ.;
   mother: Antonia Coetana de Paiva Pereira Gardner, daughter of personal physician to Emperor of Brazil; niece, Antonia Maury, also an astronomer.
   graduated from New York University School of Medicine, at the age of 20, in 1857
   United States of America
   On the construction of a silvered glass telescope, fifteen and a half inches in aperture, and its use in celestial photography ; Researches on astronomical spectrum-photography
    professor and dean of medicine at New York University
   
   astronomical photography ; stellar spectroscopy
   http://click.si.edu/Story.aspx?story=101
   Obit. in Biogr. Memoirs of National Academy of Sciences: www.nasonline.org/publications/biographical-memoirs/memoir-pdfs/draper-henry.pdf
   
   One of the pioneers of the use of astrophotography.
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