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glass, magnifying

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  • Other titles
    planiscope (specific name)
  • Description
    Low power magnifying glass, mounted in plated metal with two "pistons" joined by two slips of spring steel. Possibly relating to Joseph Arthur Messenger, inventor of The Messenger Presto Music Turner. See MS 1589.
  • Place
  • Identifier
    1992.135, col.3341
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    Apr 1992
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glass, magnifying (col.3341) top view
glass, magnifying (col.3341) top view


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