Friday Arts

Cornelius Varley and his Patent Graphic Telescope

Clip | 8m 54s

When Lewis Carroll sent Alice down the rabbit hole, he imagined a drink that would make her smaller than a mouse and a cake that would extend her body to the size of “the largest telescope that ever was.” Through the Looking Lens at the American Philosophical Society Museum (through December 29 2013) highlights stunning, never before seen watercolors by British artist/inventor Cornelius Varley

Aired: 08/07/13

Rating: NR

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