Glaisher, James, 1809-1903

Astronomer and meteorologist, pioneer aeronaut, president of the Royal Photographic Society 1869-1892. Born at Rotherhithe 7 April 1809; died at The Shola, Croydon, 7 Feb 1903. Married Cecilia Louisa (née Belville) in 1843. Father of James Whitbread Lee Glaisher (1848-1928) and Cecilia Hunt (née Glaisher). Source: "The dictionary of national biography; supplement January 1901 - December 1911" (Oxford, 1912)

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Date: 1851 By: Wyon, William, 1795?-1851; Hunt, Frederick Knight, 1868-1945; Hunt, Cecilia Appelina, 1845-1932 Ref: Curios-005-027 Description: Medal recto shows a profile head of Albert, consort of Queen Victoria. The verso shows a wreath of laurel leaves, around the words "For service". The medal ...
Date: [1850s-1890s] From: Craddock, Gerald Rainsford, 1910-1990 :Photographs relating to the Glaisher family By: Carrick, William, 1827-1878; Hunt, Cecilia Appelina, 1845-1932; Lorens, A, active 1860s-1880s Ref: PA1-o-191 Description: Album compiled by Cecilia Apellina Glaisher, comprising: Lithographs of scenes in the Isle of Wight Salt paper prints showing scenes in England; rural church...
Date: [1860s to 1870s] From: Field family :Field and Hodgkins family photographs Ref: PA1-o-163 Description: Cartes-de-visite portraits including members of the Glaisher family in England. Most are not identified Quantity: 1 album(s). Physical Description: Cartes-...
Date: [1860s-1870s] From: Field family :Field and Hodgkins family photographs By: Redfern, Richard, active 1880s Ref: PA1-o-164 Description: Cartes-de-visite, mostly unidentified, photographed by unidentified photographers, circa 1860s-1870s, most taken in England. Quantity: 1 album(s). Physical...
Date: [1860s to 1870s] From: Craddock, Gerald Rainsford, 1910-1990 :Photographs relating to the Glaisher family Ref: PA1-o-190 Description: Cartes-de-visite, mostly unidentified, photographed by unidentified photographers, circa 1860s-1870s, probably taken in England Quantity: 1 album(s). Physi...
Date: 1850-1880 From: Craddock, Gerald Rainsford, 1910-1990 :Photographs relating to the Glaisher family By: Glaisher, James, 1809-1903 Ref: PAColl-1477-1 Description: Early salt and albumen prints, associated with James Glaisher, prominent Victorian scientist and president of the Royal Photographic Society Quantity: 14 b&...