Camera Obscura, Blue Hill, 1824

Contributed by Farnsworth Museum of Art through Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

Camera Obscura, Blue Hill, 1824

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This camera obscura is a wood and glass device for projecting an image onto paper for drawing. This device was constructed by Jonathan Fisher to enable him to create his painting Morning View - Blue Hill. It folds into a case that is transportable.

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  • Title: Camera Obscura, Blue Hill, 1824
  • Creator: Jonathan Fisher
  • Creation Date: 1824
  • Subject Date: 1824
  • Location: Blue Hill, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Wood, glass
  • Local Code: 1968.1465.105
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.
44 Miles Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614
(207) 374-2459

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