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About the object
ENGLAND, circa 1850
The glass lens surrounded by a moulded circular border. With a rosewood shaped turned baluster handle, set at an angle to facilitate picking it up easily.
A hand-held gallery glass such as this one would have been held at arm's length to view paintings hung high up in densely-hung picture galleries or to see the titles of books on the upper shelves of a library.