Optical toy, viewfinder on stand for images

Made:
1790-1795 in London
inventor:
George Adams

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Optical toy ('optical paradox') as described by George Adams. Viewfinder on base with stand for images, 1 image inserted plus 5 additional image boards, London, England, 1790-1795.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1948-327/1
Materials:
cardboard, glass, mahogany (wood), paper (fibre product), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (assembled): 320 mm x 220 mm x 210 mm, , .97kg
type:
optical toy
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • toy - recreational artefact

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