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Reference numberPT/73/3/4
LevelItem
TitleDrawing, periscopic camera obscura by [William Hyde Wollaston]
Date1812
DescriptionPlate 9 containing 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'.

Subject: Optics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On a periscopic camera obscura and microscope' by William Hyde Wollaston.

Read to the Royal Society on 11 June 1812.
Extent1p
FormatDrawing
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Dimensions231x185mm
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1800.0253
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1812.0021
Related records in the cataloguePT/6/19
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-8579
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8298Wollaston; William Hyde (1766 - 1828); chemist, physicist and physiologist1766 - 1828
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