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Opera glasses, associated with the retailer Diebolt, circa 1850-70, courtesy of the Museum of the History of Strasbourg. Notice the “cloisoné on the handles”
Opera glasses, associated with the retailer Diebolt, circa 1850-70, courtesy of the Museum of the History of Strasbourg. Notice the “cloisoné on the handles”
Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1932), author of the Anne of Green Gables Series of books, in 1911, courtesy of the Green Gables Heritage Place (Parks Canada) and the McLaughlin Library of University of Guelph. (L.M.Montgomery is a trademark of the Heirs of L.M.Montgomery Inc.)
Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1932), author of the Anne of Green Gables Series of books, in 1911, courtesy of the Green Gables Heritage Place (Parks Canada) and the McLaughlin Library of University of Guelph. (L.M.Montgomery is a trademark of the Heirs of L.M.Montgomery Inc.)
Spectacles recovered from the steamship Arabia which sank in 1856, German-made, courtesy of the Arabia Steamboat Museum
Spectacles recovered from the steamship Arabia which sank in 1856, German-made, courtesy of the Arabia Steamboat Museum
Anonymous, titled “Ritratto di matematico" or "L'ingegnere, Naples School, 18th century, oil on canvas, property of Banca Popolare di Vicenza
Anonymous, titled “Ritratto di matematico" or "L'ingegnere", Naples School, 18th century, oil on canvas, property of Banca Popolare di Vicenza
Group of optical lenses recovered from archeological digs at Fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, probably mid-18th century, copyright Parks Canada, photo by H. Moses
Group of optical lenses recovered from archeological digs at Fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, probably mid-18th century, copyright Parks Canada, photo by H. Moses

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