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Lorgnette, mid-19th century

This is a Lorgnette. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is gold, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper. It is credited From the collection of Mrs. Lathrop C. Harper.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.7 x 7.4 x 1 cm (4 3/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Lorgnette, mid-19th century; gold, glass; H x W x D: 10.7 x 7.4 x 1 cm (4 3/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/8 in.); From the collection of Mrs. Lathrop C. Harper; 1957-172-2

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