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Camera Obscura, English, c. 1710

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Inventory Number: 75945
Object Type: Object
Place Created: United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1925-43
Brief Description: Camera obscura, 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.
Provenance: Lent by Christ Church, Oxford in 1925.
Collection Group: Orrery Collection
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
276 mm


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