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Camera obscura

Edited by Gerald Ward

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195313918
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780195373417
Camera obscura

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[Lat.: ‘dark chamber’].

Light-tight box with a small hole in one side, sometimes fitted with a lens, through which light

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Subjects: Art Techniques and Principles

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