John Benjamin Dancer

Died aged 75

John Benjamin Dancer (8 October 1812 – 24 November 1887) was a British scientific instrument maker and inventor of microphotography. He also pioneered stereography.

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instrument maker of John Dalton and instrument maker of James Prescott Joule

Commemorated on 1 plaque

This plaque in memory of John Benjamin Dancer instrument maker to John Dalton & James Prescott Joule optician & originator of microphotography, who worked at his shop on this site from 1841 to 1884

45 Cross Street, Manchester, United Kingdom where they worked (1841-1884)