Stanhope novelty telescope : portrait of Susan B. Anthony, National American Woman Suffrage Association [Circa 1905-1910]

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Stanhope novelty telescope : portrait of Susan B. Anthony, National American Woman Suffrage Association [Circa 1905-1910]

Description

Miniature telescope, made of brass-like metal with a black leather sheath. Stanhopes were novelty souvenirs popular during the 19th century. The image can be seen by holding it up to the light and looking into the tiny hole.

The Lewis collection includes Susan B. Anthony, Mary Clarke, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Sylvia Pankhurst. Stanhopes were also created for Lucy Stone, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Anna Howard Shaw.

Date

[Circa 1905-1910]

Subject

Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
National American Woman Suffrage Association
Novelties
Stanhopes (photographs)
Telescopes

Format

3.8 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1905.02.01

Coverage

Made in France
New York

Original Format

Stanhopes (photographs)

Physical Dimensions

3.8 cm.

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