Product images of John Jackson (1887-1958), Chief Assistant at the Royal Observatory (1914-1933)
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John Jackson (1887-1958), Chief Assistant at the Royal Observatory (1914-1933)
John Jackson came straight from Cambridge University to become Junior Chief Assistant at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich in 1914. In 1933 he moved to South Africa to become the Astronomer Royal at the Royal Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope, succeeding Harold Spencer Jones, who returned to Greenwich to succeed Frank Dyson as the Astronomer Royal. Jackson remained at the Cape until he retired in 1950.
- Image reference: H6482
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London