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Camera Obscura

Camera Obscura

Enter a dark room with the exhibit’s slits facing the outdoors. Through the slit you can see the “outside world” view – all turned upside down and right to left; in essence, this devise, first invented nearly 2,500 years ago, imitates the function of the human eye and the workings of a basic camera.

 

Scientific Principle: Function of the human eye, ancestor of the first camera

 

Needed Infrastructure: Total darkness

 

Size in mm: height: 550

width: 700

depth / length: 450