Magnifying glass

Object Number: 
1932.237.g1
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Glass, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16 in. (6.2 x 6.2 cm)
Description: 
Circular magnifying glass with square wood frame (frame is detached from glass) with pencil marks across bottom: NLCL IV
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this tabouret was used by Asher B. Durand, an artist and engraver best known for his Hudson River school paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group