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"Royal Delineator" Reflex Camera Obscura, by William Storer, London, c. 1780

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Inventory Number: 62524
Object Type:
Persons: William Storer
Date Created: c. 1780
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: A camera obscura built into a wooden box with removable sliding top and side panels. When removed they reveal a square lens with a wooden frame and a folding metal frame.
Primary Inscriptions: "By the KING'S PATENT, THE ROYAL-DELINEATOR; To be had of no one but W. Storer,", added in ink: "No. 14 Lisle Street, Leicesters Fields"
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Wood
Glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
172 210 315 mm

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