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Last NameRutherfurd    
Given NameLewis Morris    
alt. NamesL. M. R. ;     
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1816 in Morrisania, New York    
Year died1892     
Place of deathTranquility, New Jersey    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Education    
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forphotographs of the sun & moon, reproduced, e.g., in P.A. Secchi / H. Schellen: Die Sonne, 1872; C.Flammarion: Les Terres du Ciel, 1874    
PatronageNational Academy of Sciences (founding member since 1863); associate of the Royal Astronomical Society, London; trustee of Columbia Univ. 1858-84    
Collaborators    
Techniquesastronomical photography, esp. of the moon 1865-71    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vogel_Moon.png    
Archival sourceswww.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/archival/collections/ldpd_4362131/ ; www.nasonline.org/publications/biographical-memoirs/memoir-pdfs/rutherfurd-lewis.pdf    
Published sourcesObit.: P.Tacchini in Memorie della Societa Degli Spettroscopisti Italiani 21(1893):100-1, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astron.Society 53 (1893): 229; Popular Science Monthly 42 (Jan. 1893); Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences; Thomas 1997:196; R.Krauss:Hist.of Photography2:303-9    
otherpioneer of astro-photography, L.M.R. owned an observatory in New York City at 11th Street and 2nd Avenue where he experimented w. astronomical photography & spectroscopy    
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