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South Side: John A. Brashear

Photo_of_John_Brashear_seated_in_chair.


CAPTION: Dr. John A. Brashear known to South Siders
as "Uncle John." He became one of the great scientists 
of his time in the construction of precision instruments, 
particularly lenses, reflectors and plates for 
spectroscopes.
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PHOTOGRAPHER:  
DATE:  
HEADING: Pittsburgh. Portraits. Brashear, John.
#: P4332.
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

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