A book about the invention of the Kaleidoscope

When the Kaleidoscope first was invented by David Brewster, he was sure that his instrument would not only save the labor of designers but would do much better than designers: ‘It will create in a single hour, what a thousand artists could not invent in the course of a year’. Read more about this in the E.H.Gombrich book called, The Sense of Order. The only book you need to read about art.