Charles Piazzi Smyth




Charles Piazzi Smyth was born in Naples, son of English amateur astronomer, surveyor and antiquary, Admiral William Henry Smyth, . 

Charles Piazzi Smyth was named after a Sicilian astronomer. 

Piazzi Smyth was the uncle of Baden Powel, founder of the World Scout Movement.

[Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, Seventy Years in Archaeology (1932)]



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BACKGROUND:       Photographer        Family         Pyramids        Astronomy   

                               Time ball         Cloud Photography      1876 EPS Exhibition

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