closed: 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 1.3 x 8.3 x 5.4 cm )
written: on note found with object: "This eyeglass, was my dear mothers, & came to her, from her aunt Mrs. Sarah Powell. Red (?) my cousin John Rogers. M. B. Blanchard" written: on note found with object: "Mrs. Sarah Powells eye glass./M. B. Blanchard"
Magnifying glass in horn case; circular case with two circular lobes on each end; magnifier is hinged and rotates out for use; case is dark horn and magnifier rimmed in lighter horn.
This magnifier was owned by the donor's mother, and before that her mother's aunt, Sarah Powell.
Gift of M. B. Blanchard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.