A Pioneer Hertfordshire Photographer
Frederick Scott Archer
Bishops Stortford

Frederick Scott Archer was the son of a Bishops Stortford butcher who invented the wet collodion process of taking photographs.

Wikipedia entry

The Book Victorian and Edwardian Hertfordshire from old photographs includes the above portrait and some useful biographical  information.

If you can can provide further dating information  please tell me.


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