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A history of the photographic lens

Rudolf Kingslake

A history of the photographic lens

by Rudolf Kingslake

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Published by Academic Press in Boston, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliographical references (p. 19-21). - Includes index.

StatementRudolf Kingslake.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 334 p. :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21123124M
ISBN 100124086403

Title: Book-Review - a History of the Photographic Lens: Authors: Kingslake, R. Publication: Science, Vol, NO/APR13, P. , (Sci Homepage)Publication Date. The book’s title page. Only 17 copies of this book are known to exist in the world, and the Royal Society’s page, photo copy is thought to be “the only existing copy of the book as.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A history of the photographic lens by Rudolf Kingslake; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Photographic lenses.   THE book, is Kingslake's A History of the Photographic Lens. That's probably all you need. Kingslake is a legend in lens design and for many years ran the operation at .

Variable focal length lens technology continued to progress during the 19 th century, and shortly after the turn of the 20 th century a zoom lens, designed by Clile C. Allen, became available for motion picture camera use. Very little is known about how and when it was used. As the 20 th century progressed, a wide range of individuals and companies invented new forms of zoom lens. A History of the Photographic Lens Rudolf Kingslake The Institute of Optics University of Rochester Rochester, New York ACADEMIC PRESS, INC. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers Boston San Diego New York Berkeley London Sydney Tokyo Toronto.


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iii. lens markings iv. identifying a given lens v. some recent developments vi. lens patents vii. references chapter 2. meniscus landscape lenses i. the wollaston simple meniscus ii. the achromatic landscape lens iii. other modifications of the landscape lens chapter 3. portrait lenses i.

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