THE LECTURE GIVEN BY DR.MICHAEL PIDGLEY,

• How did Vermeer use the Camera Obscura ?
• The portable Camera Obscura.
• Canaletto and George Dance's portraits.
• The Epidiascope - Norman Rockwell and Franz Klein.
• The development of the Camera Lucida (William Wollaston) and its incarnation in the Cornelius Varley Patent Graphic Telescope, used by John Sell Cotman.

Booklist for Optical Instruments.

J.H.Hammond, The Camera Obscura, A Chronicle, Hilger, Bristoi 1981.

J.H. Hammond, Jill Austin, The Camera Lucida in Art and Science , Hilger Bristol, 1987.

M.Pidgley, "Cornelius Varley, Cotman and the Graphic Telescope, Burlington Magazine 1972.

A.Hyatt Mayor, The Photographic Eye article (see beneath) MOMA Bulletin 1946

ESSAYS

A.Hyatt Mayor, "The Photographic Eye", MOMA Bulletin a1946

Gaby Wood, Diary , London Review of Books (Camera Lucida) drawing with the camera lucida at the UCL's Grant Museum of Zoography.

exhibition catalogue, THE CORNELIUS VARLEY GRAPHIC TELESCOPE , Colnaghi 1973 in tribute to Mike Pidgley

ENLARGING FOR ILLUSTRATION, FROM VICAR'S, ILLUSTRATION

ARTISTS

VIEW PAINTERS AND THE CAMERA OTTICA

Pietro Longhi,COSMORAMA shown in Edinburgh

Jonathan Mayne, Thomas Gainsborough's Exhibition Box, , Victoria and Albert Museum London

POUSSIN'S MODEL THEATRE

CANALETTO'S OWN CAMERA OBSCURA

Dean Cornwell using an epidiascope for murals Los Angeles Public Library May 1932

JOHN BURR, The Peepshow, Forbes Collection

DEVICES

CAMERA LUCIDA, C1920 from Lechertier Barbe Ltd. of Jermyn Street with some cpompany history

Willem Garveseande, An Essay on Perspective, 1724, "The Use of the Camera Obscura in designing" the sedan chair camera obscura

PANORAMAS , models, peep shows

Artist's Sketching Glass US undated c1935

A.J.Pernety, Dictionnaire 1757, camera obscura

J.E.Zeiseg, The Magic Lantern 1765

View Master for Selling 1956

Magic Lantern for Mural painting FORTUNE Nov 1930

The Lears Magic Lantern Collection Sale, 1996

Magic Lanterns and a Peep Box , auction house catalogue 1997

THE LEARS MAGIC LANTERN MUSEUM COLL. SOLD 1997

CAMERAS, OPTICAL TOYS, MAGIC LANTERNS 1993

THE WORLD OF WONDER, Camera Obscura and Magic Lantern 1932

THE WORLD OF WONDER, THE KALEIDOSCOPE 1932

ZEISS MUSEUM, exhibition of Spectacles