History Quiz 1: Introduction

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History Quiz 1: Introduction

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  • 1. 
    The principal of the camera has long been known: light entering a minute hole in the wall of a darkened room forms on the opposite wall an ________________ image of whatever lies outside.
  • 2. 
    ______________________ is basically a way of fixing the camera image by the action of light upon substances sensitive to it.
  • 3. 
    The incentive to work out a practical technique for creating pictures came from the rising ____________________ of the late 18th century.
  • 4. 
    The first mechanical device used in the production of pictures was the camera _______________.
  • 5. 
    Another mechanical device used to create pictures that could more easily be carried about and was widely used by travelers was the camera _____________.
  • 6. 
    Images captured using these early "cameras" were actually __________ by a person on a sheet of paper.
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