Opera Glasses


Each eyecup of these opera glasses is marked “SPORTIERE * PARIS *” and the words “MADE IN FRANCE” appear on the back side of the crosspiece at the eye end. The objective lenses are about 30 mm diameter. The barrels are covered with celluloid.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, Paris

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Credit Line: Dadie and Norman Perlov

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1656Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1656Accession Number: 2006.0098

Object Name: opera glasses

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)metal (overall material)glass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 4 in x 3 in; 3.81 cm x 10.16 cm x 7.62 cmoverall: 1 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in x 2 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 10.00125 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-9c67-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1347670

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