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Folding Eye-Glasses and case, c.1800

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Inventory Number: 43523
Object Type:
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Folding eye-glass magnifying lenses with silver rims stored in a copper alloy case.
Primary Inscriptions: "The Gift of Mr Chr.r Swift to Mr Den.s Leary"
Provenance: From the Collection of Sir William Cunliffe-Brooks, Bt. Presented by Sir Robert McCarrison.
Collection Group:
Material(s): silver
Glass
copper alloy
metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
60 38 mm

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Folding Eye-Glasses, c.1800

preview image for Folding Eye-Glasses, c.1800
Inventory Number: 43523
Object Type:
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Folding eye-glass magnifying lenses with silver rims.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance:
Collection Group:
Material(s): silver
Glass
copper alloy
metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
60 38 mm

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 37304Image with multimedia irn 37305Image with multimedia irn 37306

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/43523

Case for Folding Eye-Glasses, c.1800

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Inventory Number: 43523
Object Type:
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Copper alloy case with a floral pattern and a red inner lining.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance:
Collection Group:
Material(s): silver
Glass
copper alloy
metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
60 38 mm

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 37304Image with multimedia irn 37305Image with multimedia irn 37306

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/43523