Monday, December 10, 2012

Quiz of the Day - 10 December 2012

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I had to take a break for 9 days due to a hectic schedule, but, here I am back again!

The photo on the right hand side was taken by Hugh Lee Pattinson, an English industrial chemist, known in his time for the patent process for refining silver that bears his name. He was also an entrepreneur, sharing the risk of major industrial developments with famous ironmaster Isaac Lowthian Bell and cable manufacturer Robert Stirling Newall

Tell me why this particular photograph, taken in 1840 is famous.

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  1. First photograph to be taken by anybody in the world of the Niagara Falls, Canada.

  2. Anonymous12:35 AM

    First pic of Frozen niagra falls??