Tent-type camera obscura lens

Tent-type camera obscura lens

Lens

Charles Chevalier

French, 1804–1859

Tent-type camera obscura lens

1823
Metal and glass
Overall: 7 13/16 × 5 1/2 × 4 1/2 in. (19.8 × 14 × 11.5 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1983.1421.0079
DescriptionCamera obscura lens.
Inscriptions Engraved in metal, lens housing, BC: BREVETÉ
Engraved in metal, support barrel, C: Inventé \ par Vincent Chevalier ainé \ Ingr. Opten. quai de l'horloge \ No 69 à Paris.

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