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Camera obscura, 17th century

Camera obscura, 17th century

C040/6881

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, RARE BOOK AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS DIVISION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, RARE BOOK AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS DIVISION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Camera obscura. This is known as a pinhole image, referring to the natural optical phenomenon where an image is projected through a small hole (here, in the wall) onto a screen. This illustration is from a collection of 17th-century Italian and Spanish manuscripts.

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