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LL/86578
Gemma Frisius
A drawing by Gemma Frisius showing how he used a pinhole within a darkened room to study the solar eclipse of 1544
1545 (published)
Engraving
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/86578

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LL/31674
Gemma Frisius
A drawing by Gemma Frisius showing how he used a pinhole within a darkened room to study the solar eclipse of 1544
1545 (published)
Engraving
 
Private collection
 
LL/31674

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LL/31675
Brook Taylor (based on work by)
Leonardo da Vinci in the 16th century gave a description of the camera obscura
16th century
Drawing
 
Private collection
 
LL/31675 [Further details available]

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LL/54322
Unidentified artist
[A camera obscura in use possibly showing the work of Ibn al-Haytham]
n.d.
Illustration
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
Original source being researched.
 
LL/54322 [Further details available]

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LL/45243
Athanasius Kircher
Chambre Obscure
1646
Engraving
 
Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius)
 
LL/45243 [Further details available]

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LL/31665
Athanasius Kircher
Chambre Obscure [Engraving of a camera obscura]
1646
Engraving
 
Private collection
Courtesy of Liese Ricketts
 
LL/31665

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LL/87294
Unidentified artist
Camera obscura
n.d.
Book illustration
 

Source requested.
 
LL/87294

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LL/49052
Unidentified artist
Illustration from German Lutheran book Sechs Bücher vom wahren Christentum (Six Tracts on True Christianity), 1753
1753
Book illustration
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/49052 [Further details available]

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LL/87201
Unidentified artist / engraver
An illustration showing a camera obscured with the image of the man inside
n.d.
Book illustration
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
 
LL/87201 [Further details available]

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LL/87214
Unidentified artist / engraver
An illustration showing a camera obscura with an image of the man inside
n.d.
Book illustration
 
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
 
LL/87214 [Further details available]

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LL/87256
Unidentified artist / engraver
An illustration showing a camera obscura with an image of the man inside
1735
Book illustration
 
Staatlichen Bibliothek Passau
S nv/Yge 64
 
LL/87256 [Further details available]

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LL/87257
Unidentified artist / engraver
An illustration showing a camera obscura with an image of the man inside
1735
Book illustration
 
Staatlichen Bibliothek Passau
S nv/Yge 64
 
LL/87257 [Further details available]

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LL/39616
Unidentified photographer
Portable Camera Obscura
1694
Engraving
 
Museum of the History of Science
Inventory No: 93540
 
LL/39616 [Further details available]

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LL/8023
Camera obscura
[l'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers de Diderot et d'Alembert.]
1751-1772
Engraving
 
Private collection of Alan Griffiths
 
LL/8023

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LL/31671
Camera obscura
[l'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers de Diderot et d'Alembert.]
1751 -1772
Engraving
 
Private collection
 
LL/31671

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LL/45794
C. Gobrecht, Sc / J. Farey Junior, delin
Camera obscura
[Optics, Plate III]
n.d.
Engraving
 
Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius)
 
LL/45794 [Further details available]

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LL/31673
Camera Obscura - Plate 3, Fig 3 from A. Rees Cyclopoedia, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1786)
1786
Engraving
 
Private collection
 
LL/31673

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LL/45792
C. Gobrecht, Sc / J. Farey Junior, delin
Camera obscura
[Optics, Plate III]
n.d.
Engraving
 
Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius)
 
LL/45792 [Further details available]

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LL/45793
C. Gobrecht, Sc / J. Farey Junior, delin
Camera obscura
[Optics, Plate III]
n.d.
Engraving
 
Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius)
 
LL/45793 [Further details available]

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LL/31672
Camera obscura
[l'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers de Diderot et d'Alembert.]
1751 -1772
Engraving
 
Private collection
 
LL/31672

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LL/34610
The Method of drawing Landscapes, &c. by help of a Camera Obscura
1769, May
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34610 [Further details available]

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LL/45240
Abbé Nollet
Chambre Noire
1733
Engraving
 
Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius)
 
LL/45240 [Further details available]

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LL/8024
Benard Direxit (engraver)
Camera obscura
[l'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers de Diderot et d'Alembert.]
1751-1772
Engraving
 
Private collection of Alan Griffiths
 
LL/8024

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LL/100751
Benard Direxit (engraver)
Camera obscura
[l'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers de Diderot et d'Alembert.]
1751-1772
Engraving
 
Bazar Nadar / Wouter Lambrechts
 
LL/100751

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LL/31738
Illustration of camera obscura from "Sketchbook on military art, including geometry, fortifications, artillery, mechanics, and pyrotechnics"
17th century
Illustration
 
Private collection
 
LL/31738 [Further details available]

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LL/50773
Ger. Vandergucbt (engraver)
[Medical illustrator using a camera obscura]
1784
Engraving
 
Google Books
 
LL/50773 [Further details available]

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LL/87293
Unidentified artist
Children watching an outdoor scene through a camera obscura
1887
Book illustration
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
Source requested.
 
LL/87293

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LL/88969
Vincent Chevalier
French patent for a tent camera obscura
1823, 10 July
Patent, illustration
 
Archive Farms
 
LL/88969

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LL/31676
J. Ouartley
A drawing tent in the landscape with a lens on the top
1825 (ca)
Book illustration
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/31676 [Further details available]

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LL/89127
Unidentified artist
Trade card with an illustration of a tent camera obscura
n.d.
Trade card
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/89127

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LL/34740
Making the Most of It
1846
Magazine illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/34740 [Further details available]

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LL/31668
Unidentified artist
Artist using a box camera obscura
1875
Book illustration
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/31668 [Further details available]

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LL/31667
Johann Zahn, Reflex box camera obscura, 1685
1685
Engraving
 
Private collection
 
LL/31667

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LL/34785
The Dark Chamber
1869, June
Magazine illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/34785 [Further details available]

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LL/49057
Unidentified artist
The Dark Chamber
1870 (published)
Book illustration
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/49057 [Further details available]

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LL/49053
Unidentified artist
Illustration from Light: Its Properties and Effects, (London: Religious Tract Society, 1840)
1840
Illustration, hand-coloured
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/49053 [Further details available]

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LL/77318
Unidentified artist
Illustration from Light: Its Properties and Effects, (London: Religious Tract Society, 1840)
1840
Illustration, hand-coloured, detail
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/77318 [Further details available]

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LL/49055
Unidentified artist
Improved Camera Obscura, For the Instruction of Youth in the Art of Drawing & Coloring
1819-1820
Flyer
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/49055 [Further details available]

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LL/49058
Unidentified company
Trade card for a camera obscura builder
1870 (ca)
Trade card
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/49058

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LL/49064
Unidentified artist
A camera obscura
1870s
Watercolour painting
3 x 5 1/4 ins
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/49064 [Further details available]

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LL/55497
The Camera Obscura
1872
Book illustration
 
Flickr
Internet Archive Book Images
 
LL/55497 [Further details available]

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LL/88447
Unidentified artist
Improved Camera Obscura, For the Instruction of Youth in the Art of Drawing & Coloring
1819-1820
Flyer, detail
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/88447 [Further details available]

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LL/89128
Front page for G.F. Branders, 1792, Beschreibung dreyer Camerae Obscurae desgleichen eines Microscopii Solare Portatile: Nebst einem Unterricht, wie man sich derselben bedienen solle, (Klett und Franck)
1792
Book title page
 
Archive Farms
 
LL/89128

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