Opera Glasses

Opera Glasses

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Description
The objective lenses are 36 mm diameter. The frame is gilt metal. The barrels and eyecups are covered with mother of pearl, as is the center wheel that adjusts the focus. The carrying case is black leather.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
opera glasses
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in; 6.35 cm
overall: 2 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x 11.43 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
PH.336798
catalog number
336798
accession number
1978.2216
Credit Line
Jane and Mary Henle
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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