Magnifying glass, in ornamental tortoiseshell frame

Made:
1700-1850 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

Metal-framed folding magnifying glass with ornamental tortoiseshell cover, unsigned, United Kingdom, 1700-1850.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-790
Materials:
glass, metal (unknown), tortoiseshell
type:
magnifying glass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry
status:
Permanent collection

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