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John Benjamin Dancer

L. Ardern

John Benjamin Dancer

by L. Ardern

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Published by Library Association .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby L. Ardern.
SeriesLibrary Assocation -- Occasional papers-no. 2
ContributionsDancer, J., Library Association. Reference Special and Information Section.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21585890M

Microphotographs are photographs shrunk to microscopic scale. Microphotography is the art of making such images. Applications of microphotography include espionage such as in the Hollow Nickel Case, where they are known as microfilm.. Using the daguerreotype process, John Benjamin Dancer was one of the first to produce microphotographs, in He achieved a reduction ratio of JOHN BENJAMIN DANCER. The Father of Microphotography. J. B. Dancer, the celebrated Manchester optician and instrument maker, was born in London, the son of Josiah Dancer, also an optician and manufacturer of optical, philosophical and nautical instruments. At an early age he became an apprentice in his father's business and in J. B. took.

View the profiles of people named John Benjamin. Join Facebook to connect with John Benjamin and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. John Benjamin Dancer (8 October – 24 November ) was a British scientific instrument maker and inventor of microphotography. He also pioneered stereography. By , he controlled his father's instrument making business in Liverpool. He was responsible for various inventions, but did not patent many of his ideas. In , he invented the stereoscopic camera (GB patent /). He.

J B Dancer was born on 8 October , in Clerkenwell, London, the son of Josiah and Anna Maria (nee Tolkien). Anna Maria was the daughter of Benjamin Tolkien, baptised 27 June at the German Lutheran Church, Savoy, Strand, London. J B Dancer married Elizabeth Barrow. Each of the J.B. Dancer atlas pictures is accompanied by informative notes that form a fascinating portrait of the taste and interests of the 19th Century. John Benjamin Dancer was an optician who lived most of his life in Mancester, England.


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