Robert W. Schramm is an emeritus professor of nuclear physics and retired senior lecturer of fine art photography from West Liberty University.
He has had a life-long interest in airships and Sherlock Holmes.
He has authored four previous books:, i.e., photographic histories of
West Liberty State College, The Linsly School, The City of Moundsville and
Schramm maintains a photographic studio in West Liberty, West Virginia,
where he specializes in fine art photography using alternative process
techniques such as daguerreotype, chrysotype, uranotype and platinotype
and lives with his beloved wife, Jeanne, and three black cats.