Person record: CELLINI, Benvenuto  (1500-1571)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameBenvenuto CELLINI
Relevance of this personauthor of account of early optical spectacle 
Main period of activityN/A
3 November 1500born atFlorence, Tuscany, Italy
13 February 157170died atFlorence, Tuscany, Italy
(* = main subject)

T.C. Hepworth and J.H. Pepper (comp. Tony Dugdale), A brief history of the lantern in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 4

Lucerna ID no. 6003573Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016