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Burton, William Kinninmond

M. C. Curthoys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1250 words.

Burton, William Kinninmond (1856–1899), civil engineer and photographer, was born in Edinburgh on 11 May 1856, the eldest of four children of John Hill Burton (1809–1881), historiographer...

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Claudet, Antoine François Jean

Larry J. Schaaf.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Engineering and Technology; Art. 1281 words.

Claudet, Antoine François Jean (1797–1867), photographer and inventor, was born at Château de Rosay, Lyons, France, on 12 August 1797, the son of a gentleman of independent means, who died...

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Edgerton, Harold Eugene

Craig Sean McConnell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Photography and Photographs; Engineering and Technology. 1238 words.

Edgerton, Harold Eugene (06 April 1903–04 January 1990), electrical engineer and photographer, was born in Fremont, Nebraska, the son of Frank E. Edgerton, a lawyer, and Mary Coe. Edgerton...

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Finnis, Valerie Margaret Steriker [married name Valerie Margaret Steriker Montagu Douglas Scott, Lady Montagu Douglas Scott]

Ursula Buchan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Agriculture and Farming. 1236 words.

Finnis, Valerie Margaret Steriker [married name Valerie Margaret Steriker Montagu Douglas Scott, Lady Montagu Douglas Scott] (1924–2006), gardener and photographer, was born on 31 October...

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Muybridge, Eadweard

James H. Wandersee.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Engineering and Technology. 1302 words.

Muybridge, Eadweard (09 April 1830–08 May 1904), photographer of animal locomotion and inventor of the first theatrical motion picture projector, was born Edward James Muggeridge in...

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Plumbe, John

John F. Stover.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 905 words.

Plumbe, John ( July 1809– July 1857), railroad advocate and photographer, was born in Wales. Little is known about his early life. His family immigrated to the United States in 1821. After...

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St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair

Robert Bewley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Photography and Photographs; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1352 words.

St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair (1912–1994), geologist, archaeologist, and aerial photographer, was born on 13 November 1912 at Rose Cottage, Cookley, Worcestershire, the only surviving...

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