Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World
Box 1837 / 60 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: (401) 863-3188
Fax: (401) 863-9423
The capacity for magnification created a new visual culture around the microscopic; the tools of magnification allowed an Externalization of Vision which was readily employed in science, as explained in Vision in Science. The Magnifying Glass, Optical Constancy and Mobility examines the magnifying glass as an objective tool which changes the relationship of the observer with an object.
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