Kaleidoscope, Brewster's patent, silver plated brass, painted/shellaced tube covering, by Philip Carpenter, Birmingham, England, c.1820 with extra lens for distant objects, and 13 various object plates (one is defective), in wooden (mahogany and/or walnut?) case, velvet lined, with lock and key (see note)
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- bone, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, iron/steel, metal, shellac, silver plated, velvet (textile), wood
overall (box, closed): 54 mm x 184 mm x 96 mm, , .625kg
overall (kaleidoscope, closed): x 166 mm x , 35 mm,
- furnishing and equipment
- toy - recreational artefact
- optical toy
- Court, Thomas Henry
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