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La Lunetière

Prints, drawings and watercolours

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Collection Prints, drawings and watercolours, Fine art
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZBA4482
Description This image, presumably from an encyclopedia or a book on optics, shows a female optician at work, here grinding a lens. On the table in front of her are a number of tools of the trade, while many of the products sold, including various telescopes, are arranged in the background. This print is a line engraving with etched details.
Date made 1700-1799

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made France
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paper; line engraving; etching
Measurements Sheet: 169 x 101 mm
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