Lens [Petzval portrait lens]

Voigtländer AG, Manufacturer

Circa 1840
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Maker and Role
Voigtländer AG, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1840
Description
Petzval portrait lens - first lens ever computed - Brass with screw-rod focussing adjustment. Approximately 6" long. No.12028.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
No. 12028 / Voigthander & John / in Wienund / Braunsehnerg Engraved
No. 12028 / Voigthander & John / in Wienund / Braunsehnerg Engraved
Accession No
1965.172
Credit Line
Voigtländer AG. Circa 1840. Lens [Petzval portrait lens], 1965.172. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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