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Monocular Opera Glass, by Dollond, London, Early 19th Century

Inventory Number: 11340
Object Type:
Persons: Dollond (Maker)
Date Created: Early 19th Century
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1990-13
Brief Description: Star-decorated yellow glass body, in original red leather-covered case with pale blue silk lining.
Primary Inscriptions: "DOLLOND / LONDON" stamped on eyepiece; "DOLLOND / 59. St. Pauls Church Yd. / LONDON." printed on label inside case lid
Provenance: Purchased
Collection Group:
Material(s): brass
glass
leather
silk
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
66 46 mm

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Case for Dollond Monocular Opera Glass

Inventory Number: 11340
Object Type:
Persons: Dollond (Maker)
Date Created:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Hinged red case with blue silk (?) lining.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed slip stuck inside lid: "DOLLOND / 59 St. Pauls Church Yd / LONDON."
Provenance:
Collection Group:
Material(s): brass
glass
leather
silk
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
66 46 mm

Narratives

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/11340