- The frame of these glasses is gilt metal. The barrels and eyecups are covered with mother of pearl, as is the center wheel that adjusts the focus. The objective lenses are 39 mm diameter. The quality of the optics suggests that this is a 12 lens instrument.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- opera glasses
- overall: 3 13/16 in; 9.652 cm
- overall: 2 1/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 11.7475 cm x 9.8425 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Jane and Mary Henle
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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