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Inventory no. 62524 - Inscriptions

The wooden lid has two printed trade labels pasted into slight recesses.

"[Royal Arms] By the / KING'S PATENT, / THE / ROYAL-DELINEATOR; / To be had of no one but W. Storer, / NB: The Royal Delineator is an Optical Instrument, / that obviates the Defects of the Camera Obscura, as it does not require / the Sun, is equally useful by Candle Light, being as distinct & / accurate at the Edges as the Centre, and much brighter than the Object."

"Mr Storer has brought His / ROYAL accurate DELINEATOR / to perform properly on Portraits, Landscape, / Buildings, Paintings, &c: &c: (Field of View) / any Size, submit to the Royal Family, / Nobility, Artists, & Admirers of the Arts, / for their further Approbation. NB attendance from 11 to 4 / [following in MS:] No. 14 Lisle Street Leicesters Fields for the delivering of / Tickets, where a Bill of particulars may be had"

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Inventory No. 62524, ""Royal Delineator" Reflex Camera Obscura, by William Storer, London, c. 1780" [1944-1/part], Storer, William