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Cornelius Varley : the art of observation.

London : Lowell Libson, 2005.
Physical Description:
191 p. : ill. (mostly col.), facsims. ; 22 x 25 cm.
Reference Library
NJ18.V387 C6 2005 (LC)
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"Published by Lowell Libson for the exhibition Cornelius Varley: the art of observation held at 3 Clifford Street, London WI, 8 June to 8 July 2005"--t.p. verso.
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Subject Terms:
Inventors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Varley, Cornelius, 1781-1873.

  • The art of Cornelius Varley
  • 'Feeling through the eye' revisited: the camera obscura and the photographic look
  • Varley the optician
  • 'A material pleasant to work on': Cornelius Varley's use of paper
  • Catalogue [of exhibited works]
  • Appendix 1: Pictures exhibited by Cornelius Varley in his lifetime
  • Appendix 2: Christie's sale 1875
  • Appendix 3: Patent granted to Varley for his graphic telescope