Magnifying Lens


Inscriptions on the handle of this small magnifying glass read "PHILLIPS" and "MILK OF MAGNESIA / PHOSPHO-MURIATE OF QUINIE, COMP. / COD-LIVER OIL EMULSION".

Maker: Charles H. Phillips Chemical Co.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Eric P. Muth, Ph.D.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0140.011Catalog Number: 1984.0140.011Accession Number: 1984.0140

Object Name: Magnifying Glassadvertising device, magnifying glassadvertising device, magnifying glass and letter openerOther Terms: Magnifying Glass; Vision Aids

Measurements: extended: 2.8 cm x 12.5 cm x .6 cm; 1 3/32 in x 4 29/32 in x 1/4 in


Record Id: nmah_1056037

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