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spectacle opera glasses
OPERA GLASSES AND SPYGLASSES
spectacle opera glasses
A. Abraham & Co
Europe: United Kingdom, England, Lancashire, Liverpool
c.1850
tortoiseshell; metal
eye width: 32 mm; DBL: 27 mm; front width: 135 mm

Spectacle opera glasses. Tortoiseshell front. Arched bridge. Elongated centre joints. Dark tortoiseshell narrow aperture auxiliary lenses (eyepiece lenses) hinged at sides. Objective lenses attached to second telescopic front (missing: only holes remain for attachment of second front). Metal turnpin sides. Round eyes. Glazed.


1999.4669

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