Opera Glasses

Description
The frame is gilt metal. The barrels and eyepieces are covered with mother of pearl, as is the center wheel that adjusts the focus. The objective lenses are 28 mm diameter and the optics are very good. The carrying case is black leather lined with red silk.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
opera glasses
Measurements
closed: 1 1/2 in x 4 in x 2 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
PH*336800
catalog number
336800
accession number
1978.2216
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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