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Manchester in the 18th century: Small ('toy') format -- 4cm

Technical description

In this sub-type both glasses are square, 3¼ inches (83mm) in each dimension. The thickness can vary between about 3mm and 1.5mm – in general thinner slides are probably later than thicker ones, as glass manufacture developed over the decades.

Typical material(s)
glass / paper
Lucerna ID  5134144

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 October 2018

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