Opera Glasses

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.
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Object Name
opera glasses
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Science & Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Jane and Mary Henle

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