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Robert Cornelius
Birth: Mar. 1, 1809
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1893
Frankford
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Photographic Pioneer. 
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section J, Lot 63
GPS (lat/lon): 40.00237, -75.19683
 
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Feb 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33755033
Robert Cornelius
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Robert Cornelius
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Yes! Science! It's basically, chemical poetry...This magic called "Still-Photography"
- Cindy Sheets
 Added: Jan. 15, 2015
Thanks Robert !
- RememberingAncestors
 Added: Dec. 11, 2014
Philadelphia, November 1839. "Robert Cornelius, self-portrait facing front, arms crossed. Inscription on backing: The first light-picture ever taken. 1839." One of the first photographs made in the United States, this quarter-plate daguerreotype, taken in...(Read more)
- Randy Gladstone
 Added: Sep. 13, 2014
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