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Talbot, William Henry Fox [Astro*Index]

(1800-1877) English inventor. Born and died at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire.

Invented the photographic negative, and was one of first, in the 1850s, to decipher the cuneiform tablets from the ruins at Nineveh.

 

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