London, South Kensington
19 November 2002
Graphic Mirror camera lucida no. 1889
Alexander Alexander, Exeter; mirror and glass plate-pattern, with brass tubes, the head with mirror, glass and hinged blue-glass and engraved Alexr Alexander. Optician to the King. Exeter, in maker's mahogany box
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Hammond & Austin (1987), The Camera Lucida in Art and Science, p. 43-44.
Alexander Alexander was an optician and instrument maker in London, moving to Exeter in 1830. In 1833 he was appointed optician-in-ordinary to the King and in 1837 to Queen Victoria. The Graphic Mirror camera lucida was announced in 1834.
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