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John Carbutt

  • Birth 2 Dec 1832 England
  • Death 26 Jul 1905 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot 860, Moreland Section.
  • Memorial ID 86804290

John Carbutt. PHILADELPHIA, July 28 (edition, died July 26) died today at his home in this city, seventy-three years old. Mr. Carbutt came to this city from Sheffield, England, in 1853. He was a chemist, and made scientific photography his life study. The Photographers' Association of America chose him as its first President. He made several inventions facilitating the taking of pictures in color, chief of which was the orthochromatic plate. In 1879 he perfected the Carbutt Dry Plate. As seen in the NY Times July 28, 1905


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  • Created by: carole carbutt
  • Added: 15 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86804290
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Carbutt (2 Dec 1832–26 Jul 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86804290, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by carole carbutt (contributor 47510064) .