Opera Glasses

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
ID Number
PH.336811
catalog number
336811
accession number
1978.2216
Credit Line
Jane and Mary Henle
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Optics
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

Add a comment about this object