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Captain William de Wiveleslie Abney, of Derby
Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney, KCB, FRS, (24 July 1843 – 3 December 1920) was an English astronomer, chemist, and photographer.
1895 President of the Physical Society
1904 Member of the committee appointed by the Board of Trade to review the gas industry