Folding magnifier with mother of pearl case

Catalogue Number: 3382
Folding magnifier with mother of pearl case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Magnifiers
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: Late 19th C
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Small folding magnifier lens, 35 mm dia, 2.00 D sph, with steel rim that can be rotated in and out of a circular case that is made of mother of pearl with steel rim and has a short handle. Overall dimensions 85 x 40 mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: Aug 2017
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 4

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