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Biographical entry Osborne, John Walter (1828 - 1902)

Born
20 February 1828
Ireland
Died
20 November 1902
Palo Alto, California, United States of America
Occupation
Inventor

Summary

John Osborne experimented in photolithography and patented new techniques. On 1 March 1858 he joined the Magnetic Survey Department in Melbourne and a year later was appointed official photolithographer.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Journal Articles

  • Kenyon, S., 'Photo-lithography - a Victorian invention', Victorian Historical Magazine, 11 (1926). Details
  • Osborne, J.W., 'Lecture on the Manufacture of Stearine', Quarterly Journal and Transactions of the Pharmaceutical Society of Victoria, 2 (1859-1860), 105-110. Details
  • Osborne, J.W., 'Chemical Application of the Blowpipe', Quarterly Journal and Transactions of the Pharmaceutical Society of Victoria, 2 (1859-1860), 3-10. Details
  • Osborne, J.W., 'Details of a photolithographic process, as adopted by the government of Victoria, for the publication of maps', Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (Cambridge, October, 1862), 32 (1863), 49-50. Details
  • Osborne, J.W., 'On the essential oils and resins from the indigenous vegetation of Victoria', Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (Cambridge, October, 1862), 32 (1863), 48-49. Details
  • Osborne, John Walter, 'On a New Photo-Lithographic Process', Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, 4 (1860), 172-183. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.