Rare italian Trade Brochure Baillou pre 1750 microscope telescope
Rare italian Trade Brochure by François Baillou - Trade Card - advertisement - pre 1750 - microscope - telescope. Rare italian first half 18th century Trade Brochure by François Baillou. Born into a French family settled in Milan, François de Baillou conducted research on a wide range of scientific topics. From his published booklets on his optical instruments, we learn that he made mono- and binocular telescopes of various sizes and in different versions. (theater, pocket, astronomical, terrestrial), simple and compound microscopes, camera obscuras and magic lanterns, and lenses and cylinders for anamorphoses.
Many of Baillou's instruments are now preserved in public and private collections. A very rare early Italian trade card, superbly illustrated of optical instruments, engraving by Gaetano Le Poer active in Milano between 1728 and 1757.
Size 25 x 37 cm (open 50 x 37). This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Scientific Instruments\Other Antique Science Equip". The seller is "tecnomasio" and is located in this country: IT. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Maker: François Baillou
- Original/Reproduction: Original