Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Abney, William de Wiveleslie

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_10

BornDerby, England, 24 July 1843

Died Folkestone, Kent, England, 2 December 1920
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Selected References

  1. Abney, W. de W. (1870). Instruction in Photography. London: Piper and Carter.Google Scholar
  2. — (1874). “Dry Plate Process for Solar Photography.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 34: 275–278.Google Scholar
  3. — (1876). A Treatise on Photography. London: Longmans, Green and Co.Google Scholar
  4. — (1877). “Effect of a Star’s Rotation on its Spectrum.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 37: 278–279.Google Scholar
  5. — (1878). Emulsion Processes in Photography. London: Piper and Carter. (Subsequent editions published as Photography with Emulsions.)Google Scholar
  6. — (1880). “On the Photographic Method of Mapping the least Refrangible End of the Solar Spectrum.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 171: 653–667.Google Scholar
  7. — (1887). Thebes and Its Five Greater Temples. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington. (Includes discussion of transit of Venus observations of 1874.)Google Scholar
  8. — (1887). “Transmission of Sunlight through the Earth’s Atmosphere.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A 178: 251–283.Google Scholar
  9. — (1891). Colour Measurement and Mixture. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. New York: E. and J. B. Young and Co.Google Scholar
  10. — (1913). Researches in Colour Vision and the Trichromatic Theory. London: Longmans, Green and Co.Google Scholar
  11. Cunningham, C. D. and W. de W. Abney (1887). The Pioneers of the Alps. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington.Google Scholar
  12. E. H. G-H. (1921). “Sir W. de W. Abney, K. C. B., 1843–1920.” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A 99: i-v.Google Scholar
  13. H. P. H. (1921). “Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 81: 250–254.Google Scholar
  14. Knobel, E. B. (1921). Observatory 44: 62.Google Scholar
  15. Tutton, A. E. H. (1920). “Sir William Abney, K. C. B., F. R. S.” Nature 106: 476–477.ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand