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THE

KALEIDOSCOPE.

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THE

KALEIDOSCOPE

ITS HISTORY, THEORY, AND CONSTRUCTION

WITH ITS APPLICATION TO THE FINE AND USEFUL ARTS.

BY

SIR DAVID BREWSTER, K.H., D.C.L., F.R.S., M.R.I.A.,

PRINCIPAL OF THE UNITED COLLEGES OF ST. SALVATOR AND ST. LEONARDS, ST.

ANDREWS; VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE ROYAL SOCIBTY OF EDINBURGH, ONE OF
THE EIGHT ASSOCIATES OF THB IMPERIAL INSTITUTE OF FRANCE, OFFICER
OF THE LEGION OF HONOUR, CHEVALIER OF THE PRUSSIAN ORDER OF MERIT,
HONORARY OR CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE ACADEMIES OF PETERS-
BURGH, VIENNA, BERLIN, COPENHAGEN, STOCKHOLM, BRUSSELS, GÖTTINGEN,
MODENA, AND OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF WASHINGTON, BTC.

Nihil tangit quod non ornat.

SECOND EDITION, GREATLY ENLARGED.

WITH FIFTY-SIX WOOD ENGRAVINGS AND ONE PLATE.

LONDON:

JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.

1858.

[The Right of Translation is reserved.]

185.b. 2.

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