|Description||Paper and diagrams relating to anamorphosis, which had been of interest to artists since the sixteenth century. Various rules for creating anamorphic images may be found, for example, in Jean-François Nicéron's Thaumaturgus opticus, sive amiranda optices (1646). Includes a page on 'Imagines speculares quae videntur in cylindro' [Images as they appear in mica cylinders].|
Four diagrams present in text.
Subject: Mathematics / Natural philosophy