993.295.1: Magnifier, 19th Cent.

Additional Images

993.295.1: Magnifier.
Image No. 2310 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Folding magnifier; round lens in silver frame with grooved decoration, hinged at handle. The round Mother-of-Pearl handle is undecorated with two silver clasps.
Case missing.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.295.1
Collection: Ophthalmology
Date: 19th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 8.2 cm
  • Width: 3.9 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • glass,
  • mother-of-pearl,
  • silver alloy,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail