Anne Sheepshanks (1789–1876)

Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

in The Women of the Moon

Published in print July 2019 | ISBN: 9780198844419
Published online July 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780191879951 | DOI:
Anne Sheepshanks (1789–1876)

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This chapter tells the few things that are known about the life of Anne Sheepshanks, a patron of nineteenth-century science.

Keywords: science patronage; Cambridge Observatory; astronomy; Royal Astronomical Society; Richard Sheepshanks

Chapter.  660 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Physics ; Astronomy and Astrophysics

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