Camera Lucida

Made:
1851-1870 in London
maker:
John Frederick Newman

Wollaston type camera lucida by John Frederick Newman, 24 Soho Square, London, in red leather case with blue velvet lining. Owned by Sir Robert Young. 1851-1870. Overall (box): 245 mm x 68 mm x 25 mm; overall (camera lucida): 240 mm x 110 mm x 30 mm.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1981-268/22
Materials:
brass, glass, leather, pine, silk and velvet
Measurements:
overall (camera lucida): 240 mm x 110 mm x 30 mm,
overall (box): 245 mm x 68 mm x 25 mm,
type:
optical drawing aid - camera lucida
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical drawing aid
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust

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