Engraving Tools. Magnifying Glass.

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Date:Not Recorded

Description:Engraver's magnifying glass.

The glass is circular with rough chipped edges. It has a diameter of 2.5cm.

It was used in the engraving process to magnify close and detailed work.

It is possible that this was previously set in a stand to leave both of the engraver's hands free.

Part of a set of tools belonging to local engraver, Mr Harry S Millward of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.

Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Tools Collection.

This object is now part of the collections at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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Creators: Potteries Museum and Art Gallery - Creator

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Source: Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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