An eye in a star, the spokes of which divide the spectrum of colours; putti hold a prism, a telescope, a rod refracted in water, and a camera obscura; representing optics. Engraving by J. Chapman, 1820, after A.D. Macquin.
- M'Quin, A. D. 1756-1823.
- January 1820
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A Hebrew inscription emanates from light at the top of the print. The figures representing the colours each bear a banner in their own colour and a sprig of a particular plant
Optics. A.D.M. invenit. J. Chapman sculp.
London : [G. Jones], January 1820.
1 print : line engraving with stipple, with watercolour ; image 22.8 x 17.7 cm
Wellcome Library no. 25681i
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