Single shooting lens with hat attachment

Made:
1825-1875 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Single corrective lens in tortoisesheel frame with adjustable mount and threaded bolt, for attachment to a hat or cap, for use when shooting a gun, unsigned, European, 1825-1875.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-805
Materials:
blued steel, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, iron, tortoiseshell
type:
shooting lens
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry
status:
Permanent collection

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