Miniature monocular with photograph
Overall: 1/4 x 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 1.3 x 1.9 cm )
Miniature ivory monocular in the shape of a spy glass ("Stanhope"); cylindrical flaring shape; photograph inside of two men (Rev. Dr. Richard Newton and his son, Rev. Dr. R. Heber Newton) visible through small end of monocular. Bail for attaching to cord or chain.
Gift of Richard Newton Jr. and F. Maurice Newton, 1945
pencil inscription: on envelope found with object: "Miniature bone spy glass/showing photograph of Rev. Dr. Richard Newton (1813-1887)/of Philadelphia/and of his son, Rev. Dr. R(ichard) Heber Newton (1840-1914)/Gift of Richard Newton Jr. and F. Maurice Newton,/sons of Rev. Dr. R. Heber Newton/June 26, 1945"
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