System of Optics, or the Doctrine of Light Colours

Made:
1790-1840 in United Kingdom
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Print of 'System of Optics or the Doctrine of Light Colours', 1790-1840, figures illustrating an artificial eye, a magic lantern and a 'catoptric [relating to mirrors and reflected images] cistula', with diagrams illustrating light and shadow, and the principles of a camera obscura.

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1988-333/11
type:
print