The First Snowflake

The first snowflake ever photographed
A 19th century snowflake by Wilson Alwyn Bentley 


In 1885, at the age of 20, Wilson Alwyn Bentley hooked up a large camera with a microscope and photographed his first snowflake.

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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