Camera Lucida

Camera Lucida

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Description
This Wollaston-type camera lucida came from the University of Vermont. The “Troughton & Simms, London” inscription refers to an important instrument firm that began trading as such in 1824.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Camera Lucida
Maker
Troughton & Simms
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 1/4 in x 2 5/32 in x 1 1/4 in; 23.495 cm x 5.461 cm x 3.175 cm
overall: 1 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 3.175 cm x 23.495 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
PH.328422
catalog number
328422
accession number
272928
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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