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'The Smallest Lorgnette in the World'
LORGNETTES
lorgnette
Butterworths (Edinburgh) Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh
Early-Mid 20th c.
tortoiseshell
overall: 29 mm x 16 mm

Miniature lorgnette. Real tortoiseshell with brown/yellow mottled appearance. (Proportionally) long straight handle/case with pivot hinge and ring end. Slightly lighter colour round eye rims with fixing post, glazed. Stored within a specially constructed black-paper covered hinged case with purple velvet and white silk lining.


2016.436

Gift of Mrs Susie Freer, 2016



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