Robert Cornelius Net Worth
Robert Cornelius made money by Actors niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Robert Cornelius earned $25 Million. Exact sum is $25000000.
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Birth date: March 1, 1809, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death date: August 10, 1893, Frankford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Wikipedia Source: Robert Cornelius
Robert Cornelius was an American pioneer of photography and lamp manufacturer. Cornelius was born in Philadelphia to Christian and Sarah Cornelius. Cornelius father had immigrated from Amsterdam in 1783 and worked as a silversmith before opening a lamp manufacturing company. Robert Cornelius attended private school as a youth, taking a particular interest in chemistry. In 1831, he began working for his father specializing in silver plating and metal polishing. He became so well renowned for his work, that shortly after, Cornelius was approached by Joseph Saxton to create a silver plate for his daguerreotype of Central High School in Philadelphia. It was this meeting that sparked Corneliuss interest in photography.