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A Favorite Abode of Science:

Santa Clara College and the Pursuit of Scientific Knowledge, 1851-1900

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Optics and Heat - Anamorphoscope
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Anamorphoscope, mid-19th Century
Described as one of many "Fine Optical Toys" in James W. Queen's Catalogue of Microscopes, Accessories and Sundries, 1890, the anamorphoscope mirror rectifies distorted drawings.

Item#: 24.30
Photograph courtesy of Charles Barry, SCU
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