|Dates: ||1820 - ?|
A barrister in London, Marriott informed the Liverpool Photographic Journal in 1854 of his extensive experiments in waxed paper. No other record of his photography has been found, and he may have simply returned to the more mundane demands of his law practice. Indeed, as late as 1883 Marriott was the editor of Willich’s Tithe Commutation Tables.
Roger Taylor & Larry J. Schaaf Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840-1860 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2007)
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Date last updated: 4 Nov 2012.
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