Douglas Inkster’s magnifying glass

Glass, Magnifying

Accession Number: 2009.8

Description: Hinged magnifying lens is concealed in a brass paperweight topped with three monkeys cast in metal with bronze-colored finish. Lens swings out for use. Monkeys mimic the classic See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil trio; one is holding binoculars, one is cupping its ears, and one holds a megaphone. Felt pad on bottom.

Height: 2

Date Made: n.d.

Collection: Hall of Fame Collection

History/Provenance: Hall of Fame Collection

Credit Line: Hall of Fame Collection, 2009.8

Subjects: Reading devices

Made: unknown

Material: Brass, glass, steel, wool

Updated: 06/24/2021