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Person: WOLLASTON, William Hyde  (1766-1828)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
William Hyde WOLLASTON
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
scientist and inventor of optical recreation devices
Main period of activity
N/A
Notes

Inventor of the Camera Lucida, an optical device projecting an image of an object onto a surface.

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
6 August 1766
born at
22 December 1828
62
died at
Reference
Glossary in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 15
Lucerna ID  6003675

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 1 December 2015

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