London, South Kensington
22 January 2007
Pantoscop No. 3 lens
Emil Busch, Rathenow; lacquered-brass barrel, in maker's fitted case
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R. Kingslake (1989), A History of the Photographic Lens, p. 53.
The Pantoskop was one of the early wide-angle symmetrical lenses and was designed by Emil Busch in 1865. It was manufactured in seven sizes.
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