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Burning lens built in 1782 by William Parker, the London instrument maker. According to Parker, the optical glass melted platinum in 30 seconds. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry from Abraham Rees' Cyclopedia or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1806.

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Mary Evans

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6240 x 4693 pixels

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21 x 16 inches / 53 x 40 cm

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