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date: 17 October 2019

Griggs, Williamlocked

(1832–1911)
  • F. H. Brown
  • , revised by John Ward

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Griggs, William (1832–1911), inventor of a photolithographic process, was the son of a gate-keeper to the duke of Bedford at Woburn, Bedfordshire, where he was born on 4 October 1832. After the death of his father Griggs started working life as an apprentice carpenter at the age of twelve. When he was eighteen he moved to ...

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