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Camera Obscura

1942.1679.1 (RS115047)

Description

Rectangular camera obscura with circular lens at front. Japanned with floral decoration in gold and black on red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Visual Communication T&E; Visual Communication Devices
Descriptive terms
Camera Obscura
camera obscuras
Painted
painting (coating)
Projector
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
32.75 x 11.5 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1679.1
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
61091

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