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Early depiction of a Dutch telescope

Early depiction of a Dutch telescope


Date: 27 November 2013

Early depiction of a Dutch telescope from the “Emblemata of zinne-werck” (Middelburg, 1624) of the poet and statesman Johan de Brune (1588-1658).

The print was engraved by Adriaen van de Venne, who, together with his brother Jan Pieters van de Venne, printed books not far from the original optical workshop of Hans Lipperhey.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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