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Eye-Glasses with Baleen (Whalebone) Rims, Late 18th Century

Inventory Number: 51872
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Brief Description: Rims made from a single piece of whalebone. Powerful magnifying lenses.
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Material(s): baleen
glass
Fe alloy
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Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
83 35 mm

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Image with multimedia irn 38330

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