Carl August von Steinheil


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German astronomer and mathematician, professor of physics and mathematics in Munich (1832–49), and inventor of optical, electrical, and telegraphic apparatus. It is uncertain exactly when Steinheil began to experiment ...

Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

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