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William de Wiveleslie Abney

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Captain William de Wiveleslie Abney, of Derby

Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney, KCB, FRS, (24 July 1843 – 3 December 1920) was an English astronomer, chemist, and photographer.[1]

1895 President of the Physical Society

1904 Member of the committee appointed by the Board of Trade to review the gas industry

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  • Biography of Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney, ODNB