Woodbury, Walter Bentley (& Cie)

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Person (Male)

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  • Imprimerie stannotypique

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  • Connected

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Life dates

Manchester [GB], 1834 - Margate [Kent, GB], 1885

Activity

1881 - 1882 Bruxelles, Rue Joseph II, 1
° 26.6.1834; + 5.9.1885. Inventor in the field of photomechanical processes: importation patent of 15.4.1865 and patent relating to improvements of 1.3.1866 for the Woodburytype, the Belgian rights to which were then transferred to Simonau & Toovey (see those names). Import patent of 15.11.1877 for "improvements to photographic cameras" [photography from tethered balloons]. Import patent of 15.2.1879 for "improvements in the means and methods of producing drawings on paper, linen, etc." [transparent printing]. Patent of 29.11.1879 for "modifications made to the means and methods of producing drawings on metal surfaces" [stannotype process, or simplified Woodburytype process] and patents relating to improvements of 15.4.1880, 30.6.1880 and 15.7.1881. Stayed in Brussels in 1881 and 1882 - while remaining domiciled in England - for the purpose of commercialising his stannotype process, an initiative that proved unsuccessful. This address was the residence of Thomas Bull (° Greenwich [GB], 20.8.1843), dental surgeon. The printing works was still listed in the Rozez directory in 1885.

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1881 - 1882 Bruxelles, Rue Joseph II, 1

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#4812

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 5.7.2018

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