Camera lucida, Wollaston type

Made:
1880-1900 in Paris
maker:
Lechertier Barbe Limited

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'Universal' camera lucida, Wollaston type, 190, by Lechertier Barbe, Paris, France, 1880-1900. In original leather-covered box with set of lenses, 9 of 12 lenses present and instruction sheet in English.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1967-455
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), glass, leather, metal (unknown), nickel plated, nickel-plated, paper (fibre product), silk, steel (metal), textile, velvet and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
case: 30 mm x 280 mm x 68 mm, , .135kg
type:
optical drawing aid - camera lucida
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical drawing aid
credit:
Nugent, H.N.S.