Sentence Examples with the word camera lucida

About the beginning of the 19th century Dr Wollaston invented a simple form of the camera lucida which gives bright and erect images.

Trans., 1668, 3, p. 741) a camera lucida on the principle of the magic lantern, in which the images of illuminated and inverted objects were projected on any desired scale by means of a broad convex lens through an aperture into a room where they were viewed by the spectators.

Before the application of photography, the camera lucida was of considerable importance to draughtsmen.