- The frame is gilt metal. The barrels and eyepieces are covered with mother of pearl, as is the center wheel that adjusts the focus. The objective lenses are 28 mm diameter and the optics are very good. The carrying case is black leather lined with red silk.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Opera Glasses
- closed: 1 1/2 in x 4 in x 2 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.985 cm
- overall in case: 3 1/8 in x 4 9/16 in x 2 1/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 11.58875 cm x 5.3975 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Jane and Mary Henle
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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