John Adams Whipple

Photographer, Inventor

1822 – 1891

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Who was John Adams Whipple?

John Adams Whipple was an American inventor and early photographer. He was the first in the United States to manufacture the chemicals used for daguerreotypes; he pioneered astronomical and night photography; he was a prize-winner for his extraordinary early photographs of the moon; and he was the first to produce images of stars other than the sun

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Born
Sep 10, 1822
Grafton
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Apr 10, 1891

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on July 23, 2013

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