An eye in a star, the spokes of which divide the spectrum of colours; putti hold crystals, a telescope, lens-grinding equipment and a camera obscura; representing optics. Engraving by J. Chapman, 1820, after A.D. McQuin.

We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.

Date

1820


    Subject


    Lettering

    Optics. A.D.M. invenit. J. Chapman sculp.


      Licence information

      You can use this work for any purpose, including commercial uses, without restriction under copyright law. You should also provide attribution to the original work, source and licence.

      Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

        Credit

        'An eye in a star, the spokes of which divide the spectrum of colours; putti hold crystals, a telescope, lens-grinding equipment and a camera obscura; representing optics. Engraving by J. Chapman, 1820, after A.D. McQuin.' by Ange Denis McQuin. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


          Download

          Download full size
          Download small (760px)

          Credit: Wellcome Collection

          Free to use with attribution

          CC BY

          Share

          back to top