Camera lucida, Wollaston style, with black fish-skin case

Made:
1830-1850

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Camera lucida of Wollaston type, with Ross lenses added to prism cell, black fishskin case, English, 1830-1850

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1981-268/17
Materials:
box, fishskin, black, covered, box, pine, box, velvet, sea green, lining, cell & rod & clamp, brass and prism & lens, glass
type:
optical drawing aid - camera lucida
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical drawing aid
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust