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Optical Glass


Optical glass

Bargrave clearly had an interest in scientific instruments. He writes extensively about lenses, particularly those used in research or for artistic purposes. This optic glass lens was “sowed into a piece of paceboard, to hang at a hole in a dark room”.

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