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  J. T. Chapman camera listing

Josiah Thomas Chapman was born in the small enclave of Staverton in Wiltshire, England in 1843. Interestingly, his birthplace is located near the scenic Lacock homestead of calotype process pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot. He was sent to Manchester at age 14 to apprentice under his uncle, chemist and druggist Josiah Slugg. Mr. Slugg was also an amateur astronomer, and schooled his young apprentice on optics as well as chemical processes. When delivering his uncle's telescope catalogs for illustrations, he developed ... (read more)


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J. T. Chapman Camera Listing

The British - detective magazine camera

The British - 'Miller's Patent' box camera

The British - folding camera

The British - stereo camera

The Manifold - camera

The Manifold - stereo camera


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