Commercial Success of the Anastigmatic Lens

The Protar f.7.5 anastigmatic lens were commercially successful in 1889. Manufactured by Carl Zeiss Works located in Jena, Germany and designed by German physicist Paul Rudolph. The anastigmatic lens provides a clear image edge-to-edge, compared to earlier lens types that provided a sharper focus for light entering through the centre of the lens.

      Carl Zeiss Works
      Jena, Germany

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