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Camera Obscura, English, c. 1710

Inventory Number: 75945
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1925-43
Brief Description: Camera obsura, English, unsigned and undated, c.1710. Wood, gold-tooled vellum covered tube.

A device for projecting an outside scene on to a viewing screen within the instrument.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Lent by Christ Church, Oxford in 1925.
Collection Group: Orrery Collection
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
276 mm

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