|Dates: ||1804, 30 June - 1879, 17 May|
|Died: ||England, Weymouth|
Surgeon and inventor who between 1846 and 1852 pioneered the use of photography for the automatic registration of instruments. He used rolls of photographic paper driven by clockwork mechanisms to self-record the variations of barometers, thermometers, psychrometers, and magnetometers. He was awarded a council medal from the jurors of the Great Exhibition inventions and a premium offered by the British Government.
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