William Henry Fox Talbot Biography

William Henry Fox Talbot was a British inventor and photography pioneer who invented the calotype process, a precursor to photographic processes of the 19th and 20th centuries. Talbot was also a noted photographer who made major contributions to the development of photography as an artistic medium. His work in the 1840s on photo-mechanical reproduction led to the creation of the photoglyphic engraving process, the precursor to photogravure. Talbot is also remembered as the holder of a patent which, some say, affected the early development of commercial photography in Britain. Additionally, he made some important early photographs of Oxford, Paris, Reading, and York. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
William Henry Fox Talbot
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Photographer, Inventor
Date of Birth:
February 11, 1800
Astrological Sign:
Aquarius
Date of Death:
September 17, 1877
Age at Death:
77
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