Periscopic camera obscura by William Hyde Wollaston

Periscopic camera obscura

William Hyde Wollaston

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Periscopic camera obscura

William Hyde Wollaston

Plate 9 from the paper "On a periscopic camera obscura and microscope", William Hyde Wollaston, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.102 (1812), pp.370-377. Five figures sketching basic optical details of a conventional and periscopic camera obscura, periscopic prism of a camera lucida and a periscopic microscope. The work is inscribed above with publication and plate details. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. Watermarked "Ivy Mill 1807."

Original: ink on paper. 1812

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