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

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Walter Bentley WOODBURY
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
photographer, inventor and proprietor of slide making business
Main period of activity
1850s-70s
Other internet resources
Relationships to other people

indirect relative of ENGLAND, Walter  (1854-1914)

father of WOODBURY, Walter E.  (1865-1905)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
2 April 1871
36
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/850.50.10
– occupation “Retired Photographer”
1879
~44
owner
5 September 1885
51
died at
Slide sets linked to this person

photographer: Lecture and views of Java (lecture: Pumphrey Brothers, 48 slides, in/before 1872)

photographer: [Manchester Geographical Society Collection: Java] (lecture: manufacturer unknown, at least 54 slides, n.d.)

Texts linked to this person
Lecture (1)

Walter B. Woodbury, ‘Lecture on Java’ in several compilations

References
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  6002966

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 October 2020

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