Camera Lucida by Charles Chevalier, C 1835

Camera Lucida by Charles Chevalier, C 1835

Stock Number: 380927 e

€ 495,-

Dimensions

25 x 6 x 3 cm.

Circa

1835

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific, Drawing Instruments

Description

Camera Lucida signed Charles Chevalier, circa 1835. This is a very nice camera Lucida by the famous parisian instrumentmaker Charles Chevalier. It’s in a box with 4 lenses and 2 colour lenses. On the Camer Lucida, there is an inscription in french: “Charles Chevalier, Palais Royal, 158 a Paris”.  The instrument and the prism are in good shape. Measurements of the box with red velvet are 25 x 6 x 3 cm.

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Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.