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Robert Cornelius
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 10, 2017

- Janis•E
 Added: Aug. 8, 2017
Robert Cornelius was an American pioneer of photography and a lamp manufacturer.Cornelius married Harriet Comly aka:Comely in 1832. They had eight children, three sons and five daughters.
- Joan Donnelly Ellis
 Added: May. 9, 2017

 Added: Mar. 9, 2017
Rest In Peace Sir.
- Juelette Fadness
 Added: Jan. 6, 2017

- Gordon Norman
 Added: Aug. 27, 2016

- Joan Donnelly Ellis
 Added: Jul. 20, 2016
To a great son of Frankford. R.I.P. sir
- Brian Harris
 Added: Mar. 24, 2016
I find your life and work Examplar. I will mention you often to my friends and families that love tontake selfies of themselves... I leave in company of this dog, and hope you name klangs many ears, and you get the honour you deserve: "the inventor of selfies"
- Eldementeagil
 Added: Dec. 31, 2015
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 the yard of the Cornelius family's lamp-making business in Philadelphia, is said to be the earliest photographic portrait of a person. (Source: )
- Randy Gladstone
 Added: Sep. 13, 2014
I am fascinated by your photograph Robert! It is wonderful. Rest In Peace, you are not forgotten! xxx
- Coral
 Added: Aug. 16, 2014

- Sadie May 💜
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
remembered and admired by many, even now.
- Leanne Keefer Bechdel
 Added: Aug. 17, 2012

- Soon And Very Soon
 Added: Apr. 9, 2012
not forgotten
- Miss M
 Added: May. 27, 2011

- Sophia Smuczynska
 Added: Dec. 20, 2010

- red
 Added: Jul. 20, 2010

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