Hawes, Josiah Johnson

Hawes, Josiah Johnson

(1808–1908) photographer, inventor; born in East Dudbury, Mass. A pioneer in daguerreotype photography, he manufactured camera equipment at Southworth and Hawes (1843–60) and invented new products like the Grand Parlor Stereoscope viewer.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.