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Telescope

Object Number: 
1948.569
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Brass, glass, mother of pearl, gilding
Dimensions: 
closed: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 5.7 cm ) open: 4 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 11.1 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Monocular gilded brass opera glass decorated with mother of pearl.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this object came from David Grim through his son Peter, father of Mrs. George S. Schermerhorn, Sr.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Major E. Gilbert Schermerhorn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group