Robert Cornelius

Robert Cornelius (HM1JRS)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19106 Philadelphia County
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N 39° 57.028', W 75° 9.221'

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This metallurgist and brass founder opened one of the world's first photographic studios here in the spring of 1840. His collaboration with chemist Paul Beck Goddard in successful experiments to reduce exposure times made it possible to use the camera in portraiture.
Year Placed1994
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CHUCK MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486872 N 4422270
Decimal Degrees39.95046667, -75.15368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.028', W 75° 9.221'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 1.68" N, 75° 9' 13.26" W
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Area Code(s)267, 484, 215, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17 S 8th St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US
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