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Hack, Maria, 1777–1844

Lectures at home / by Maria Hack.

Second edition.
London : Harvey and Darton, Gracechurch Street, 1841.
Physical Description:
[2], xi, [1], 211, [1] p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TP857 .H33 1841
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printed by F. H. Wall, Castle Terrace, Richmond.
First issued in 1834.
With an added engraved title page.
With bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's gilt- and blind-stamped blue cloth. Inscribed: A prize obtained by Anne Barnard for general good conduct. Dec. 23, 1841. J. L.; [on recto of frontispiece:] Grace Barnard. January 10th, 1859.
Subject Terms:
Barnard, Anne -- Prize award from J. L., 1841 Dec. 23.
Barnard, Grace -- Autograph, January 10th. 1859.
Eye -- Study and teaching.
Glass -- Study and teaching.
Glass manufacture -- History.
J. L. -- Prize award to Anne Barnard, 1841 Dec. 23.
Lenses -- Study and teaching.
Mirrors -- Study and teaching.
Optical instruments -- Study and teaching.
Steel engraving -- Specimens -- 1841.

  • Lecture I: Discovery and manufacture of glass
  • Lecture II: Manufacture of glass, continued
  • Lecture III: Refraction, lenses, mirrors
  • Lecture IV: Spectacles and telescopes
  • Lecture V: Microscopes and camera-obscura
  • Lecture VI: The eye.

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