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Sutton, Thomas (1819–1875), photographic pioneer and writer, was born in Kensington on 22 September 1819, the son of Arthur White Sutton of Teddington, Middlesex. He was educated for six years at Newington Butts and then studied architecture for four years in London before becoming a pensioner (later scholar) of ...


William Henry Fox Talbot (1800–1877) by Antoine Claudet, 1846 Fox Talbot Museum of Photography


Talbot, William Henry Fox (1800–1877), pioneer of photography, was born on 11 February 1800 at Melbury, Dorset, the only child of William Davenport Talbot (1764–1800), army officer, of Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire, and Elisabeth Theresa (1773–1846), eldest child of Henry Thomas Fox-Strangways, second earl of Ilchester...