Box-type Camera Obscura

Made:
1795-1805 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
Early form of standard box-type camera Obscura, Focussing screen modern replacement, unknown maker, British, 1795-1805 Early form of standard box-type camera Obscura, Focussing screen modern replacement, unknown maker, British, 1795-1805 Early form of standard box-type camera Obscura, Focussing screen modern replacement, unknown maker, British, 1795-1805 Early form of standard box-type camera Obscura, Focussing screen modern replacement, unknown maker, British, 1795-1805

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Early form of standard box-type camera Obscura, Focussing screen modern replacement, unknown maker, British, 1795-1805
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Early form of standard box-type camera Obscura, Focussing screen modern replacement, unknown maker, British, 1795-1805
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Early form of standard box-type camera Obscura, Focussing screen modern replacement, unknown maker, British, 1795-1805
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Early form of standard box-type camera Obscura, Focussing screen modern replacement, unknown maker, British, 1795-1805
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Box-type camera obscura, Focussing screen modern replacement, unsigned, British, 1795-1805

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1917-17
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), glass, mahogany (wood) and metal (unknown)
Measurements:
overall (open): Height = 205 mm x Width = 145 mm x Depth = 255 mm, 1.025 kg
type:
optical drawing aid - camera obscura
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical drawing aid
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry