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early, historically important camera obscura, made by Vincent Chevalier (father of the Charles Chevalier and co-inventor of the first Daguerreotype camera), a camera obscura was used by artistic painters to quickly draw sketches, with parts of original tripod (original height c.170cm, legs shortened for display purposes by previous owner) and in excellent original condition, less than 10 examples are known to exist in the world today

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Vincent Chevalier Camera Obscura, c.1823

Estimate €8,000 - €10,000Nov 19, 2016
Starting Price €5,000
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