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date: 01 December 2020

Archer, Frederick Scottlocked

(1814–1857)
  • H. T. Wood
  • , revised by John Ward

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Archer, Frederick Scott (1814–1857), inventor of the collodion process in photography, was born in Hertford, Hertfordshire, on 30 August 1814, and baptized at All Saints, Hertford, on 21 April 1822, the second son of Thomas Archer (bap. 1779, d. 1822), a butcher at ...

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