Opera Glasses

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Description
The eyecups are marked “FRIES TORINO GENOVA MILANO.” The objective lenses are 25 mm diameter. The frame is a brass. The barrels and eyecups are ivory, as is the center wheel which adjusts the focus. The carrying case is black leather with a reddish-brown silk lining.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall in case: 3 in x 4 3/8 in x 2 in; 7.62 cm x 11.1125 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
PH.336811
catalog number
336811
accession number
1978.2216
Credit Line
Jane and Mary Henle
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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