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spyglass
OPERA GLASSES AND SPYGLASSES
spyglass
Johnson, Samuel
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
c.1750s
brass; shagreen
overall (open): 82.5 x 37 mm

Single-draw spyglass. Straight-sided brass barrel encased in green shagreen. Single draw tube of stamped green leatherette with silver-coloured floral decoration. Brass screw-top eyepiece.


1999.2543

BOA Purchase, 1935



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