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Opera Glasses and Case

2008.30.1-.2 (RS219548)

Description

Mother of pearl and brass opera glasses [.1] with a leather fitted case [.2] lined in blue satin.

Details

Maker
L. Kimball & Son (Maker)
Date
1871-1890
Inscriptions
Glasses: "L.KIMBALL.SON / HAVERHILL" Case: "L. KIMBALL & SON / HAVERHILL" (Engraved and embossed)
Location of origin
Haverhill, MA (origin/use)
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
mother of pearl
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
cases (containers)
Device, Vision
Glass, Opera
leather
mother of pearl
opera glasses
People and organizations
Davis, Frances Rest
Davis, Robert Brown, Mr.
Dimensions
2 x 3 3/4 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.30.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Sandra D. Carpenter
GUSN
103656

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