Person record: WOODBURY, Walter B.  (1834-1885)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameWalter Bentley WOODBURY
Relevance of this personphotographer, inventor and proprietor of slide making business 
Main period of activityN/A
Relationships to other peopleindirect relative of ENGLAND, Walter  (1854-1914)
father of WOODBURY, Walter E.  (1865-1905)
26 June 1834born atManchester, Lancashire, England
1871residentDulwich Road, Penge, London SE, England
2 April 187136census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/850.50.10
– occupation “Retired Photographer”
1879residentManor House, South Norwood, London SE, England
-1879~44owner/proprietorSciopticon Co.
5 September 188551died atMargate, Kent, England
Slide sets linked to this personphotographer: Lecture on Java (lecture: maker unknown, 41 slides, n.d.)
Texts linked to this personLectures (1)

Walter B. Woodbury, Lecture on Java in several compilations

(* = main subject)

John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 5

Hermann Hecht, Some English magic lantern patents in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), pp. 4-5

* Trevor Beattie, Walter Bentley Woodbury and his Sciopticon in NMLJ 10.3 (Autumn 2007)

Lucerna ID no. 6002966Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016