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Two-Draw Opera Glasses with Case, by Nairne & Blunt, London, c. 1790-1806

Inventory Number: 46391
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Two-Draw Opera Glasses, with pasteboard tubes covered with green fishskin and green vellum; silver? mounts. With pasteboard case with black leather? exterior and green velvet interior.
Primary Inscriptions: "NAIRNE & BLUNT / LONDON" printed on side of tube, within draw
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Pasteboard
fishskin
vellum
silver?
leather?
velvet.

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