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James Wadsworth

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(1842-1905) B.A., M.A., M.B. A school inspector by trade. He built the 12½" reflector (the largest in Canada at the time) that he used to observe the heavens from his observatory on Talbot Street in Simcoe, Ontario.

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Wadsworth, James J.
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Mare Crisium

Mare Crisium

Mare Crisium as sketched by E.M. Brook on December 3rd, 1895 at Simcoe, Ontario. 12-inch reflector.

Clavius #2

Clavius #2

Clavius, as sketched by Miss Helen Stennett, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.

Clavius

Clavius

Clavius, as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897.

Bay of Rainbows #2

Bay of Rainbows #2

The Bay of Rainbows, as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.

Bay of Rainbows

Bay of Rainbows

The Bay of Rainbows, as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.

Moon 18960222

Moon 18960222

The Moon, photographed on 1896 February 22nd by J.J. Wadsworth of Simcoe, Ontario.

J.J. Wadsworth

J.J. Wadsworth

JAMES JOSEPH WADSWORTH (1842-1905)

This photo was published in the RASC 1905 Transactions.

Wadsworth Telescope

Wadsworth Telescope

Wadsworth Telescope

Dr. Wadsworth's 12½-inch reflector in Simcoe, Ontario.

This photo was published in the RASC Selected Papers and Proceedings, 1902-03.

Saturn Sketch 1895

Saturn Sketch 1895

Saturn

Saturn, as seen in Dr. J.J. Wadsworth’s Reflector, Simcoe Ont. in July 1895.
Drawn by Miss Eva M. Brook. Published in TAPST, 1895.

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