Wilson A. Bentley /   Wilson Alwyn Bentley

United States 1865 - 1931

Photography

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Wilson A. Bentley
Wilson Alwyn Bentley
Male
United States
1865
September 19, 2013
Alias of Jasmina Sevic, a researcher and author for Widewalls. She graduated from the Faculty of Political Science (Department for Journalism) in Belgrade in 2013.

Wilson Alwyn “Snowflake” Bentley, born in 1865, in Jericho, Vermont, USA, is one of the first known photographers of snowflakes. He perfected a process of catching flakes on black velvet in such a way that their images could be captured before they either melted or sublimated.