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Edmund Neville Nevill (1849-1940), British astronomer. Nevill, also known as Edmund Neison, worked in selenography, the mapping of the Moon. He set up an observatory in Durban, South Africa, and also wrote a popular book on astronomy. This portrait dates from before 1882, probably from around 1878 when Nevill was around 29 years old.
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