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(3151) Talbot

Reference work entry

1983 HF. Discovered 1983 Apr. 18 by N. G. Thomas at Anderson Mesa.

Named for the Englishman William Henry Fox Talbot (1800–1877), who made the first silver nitrate photographic negatives in 1834. With Rawlinson and Hincks he was one of the earliest to decipher the cuneiform inscriptions of Nineveh. (M 10548)

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