Magnifying glass

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    I. N. (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    1700-1800

  • Materials:

    Tortoise shell (marine turtle); Glass

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2006


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2006

Object Name

Magnifying glass

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

I. N. (Maker)

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

1700-1800

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Back; I. N.

Materials

Tortoise shell (marine turtle); Glass

Dimensions (inches)

0.3 (H) , 2.25 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

0.7 (H) , 5.715 (Diam)

Measurement Notes

Diameter when object is closed.

Object Description

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