Southworth, Albert Sands

Southworth, Albert Sands

(1811–94) photographer, inventor; born in West Fairlee, Vt. A partner at Southworth and Hawes (1843–60), he was a tireless experimenter who took photographs of the sun's eclipse and invented a multiple image camera.
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