William Henry Fox Talbot

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Place: Melbury

Born: 1800

Death: 1877

Nationality: United Kingdom


William Henry Fox Talbot FRS (/ˈtɔːlbət/ 11 February 1800 – 17 September 1877) was an English scientist, inventor and photography pioneer who invented the salted paper and calotype processes, precursors to photographic processes of the later 19th and 20th centuries. His work, in the 1840s on photomechanical reproduction, led to the creation of the ...

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