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Magnifying Glass Magnifying Glass, late 19th century

This is a magnifying glass. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silver, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 24.5 x 11.5 x 1.4 cm (9 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

No mark.

Cite this object as

Magnifying Glass Magnifying Glass, late 19th century; silver, glass; H x W x D: 24.5 x 11.5 x 1.4 cm (9 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1957-100-14

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