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Magnifying glass used by Charles Dickens

Collection

object

Object number (per part)

DH416

Object name (per part)

magnifying glass

Production date

1834-1870

Label

This is a large magnifying glass for reading, mounted on brass with mother of pearl handle, that was owned by Charles Dickens and used at his final home at Gad's Hill Place, Higham, Kent.

Physical description

This item is made from glass with a brass attachment and a mother of pearl handle. The CD monogram is present on the end of the handle.

Inscription content

CD

Inscription description

The initials 'CD' are have been inscribed on the end of the handle.
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