Claude Lorrain mirror in fish-skin case

Made:
1801-1820 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Claude Lorrain mirror in fishskin case, unknown maker, Europe, 1801-1820
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Claude Lorrain mirror in fishskin case, unknown maker, Europe, 1801-1820
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Claude Lorrain mirror in fishskin case, unknown maker, Europe, 1801-1820
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Claude Lorrain mirror in fishskin case, unknown maker, Europe, 1801-1820
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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

Claude Lorrain mirror in fish-skin case, unsigned, Europe, 1801-1820

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1980-1751/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), felt, fish skin, glass, metal (unknown), paper (fibre product) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (when open): Height = 270 mm x Width = 130 mm x Depth = 136 mm, 0.142 kg
type:
optical drawing aid - claude glass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical drawing aid
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust

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